George HW Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush all have had relatively apolitical retirements. Don’t expect Barack Obama to just play golf.
When presidents leave office, they traditionally stay out of politics. Jimmy Carter, for about the first decade of his retirement, worked with Habitat for Humanity to build homes and generally stayed out of politics. He was finally lured back in but with a really bad reputation and organization behind, his blabbering hasn’t had much of an impact.
Two of the things that sets Barack Obama apart from his predecessors are his ego and his organization.
Barack Obama has a bigger ego problem that all of his predecessors put together, going back to George Washington. He has to be the center of attention and he’s going to do everything he can to make sure that he stays at the center of the conversation about national priorities for the next four years.
Obama also has an organization of agitators 30,000 strong called Organizing for Action. He will be working through OFA to set up a shadow government to protect his “legacy” and to do everything possible to sabotage Donald Trump’s “America First” agenda.
He didn’t waste any time getting started, issuing statements through spokespersons on Donald Trump’s travel ban.
You can bet that he and OFA are working overtime to protect ObamaCare, to continue to drag the economy down through actions on “global warming,“ and they’ll be working on a daily basis with groups like #BlackLivesMatter the poison race relations.
“We’re not backing down.” That’s the message on OFA’s website. Before he left the White House Obama spoke to the foot soldiers at OFA and said, “It is fine for everybody to feel stressed, sad, discouraged. But get over it. [It is time to] move forward and protect what we’ve accomplished. Now is the time for some organizing, so don’t mope.”
Because of their large number of activists and what is likely an unlimited source of funds from George Soros, OFA’s able to produce flash mobs of “protesters” like they did at airports when President Trump announces travel ban. Those were not spontaneous demonstrations, they were very well organized and well-funded. “Demonstrators” showed up in buses with professionally made signs.
In addition to Organizing for Action we will soon be faced with the Obama Foundation. You can expect the Obama Foundation to look a lot like the Clinton Foundation on steroids.
Barack Obama isn’t going to retire, “You’re going to see me early next year, and we’re going to be in a position where we can start cooking up all kinds of great stuff. Point is, I’m still fired up and ready to go.”
Barack Obama and George Soros, a RICO indictment waiting to happen.
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