Former leader of the country criticized the principles of the present leadership and urged American youth to take an active social position.
Former President Barack Obama believes that the pandemic coronavirus demonstrated the inability of the current leadership of the country to realize the consequences of their actions. He stated in a video message to high school graduates of American schools, passed May 16, reports TASS.
“This pandemic more than anything else, completely and finally refuted the notion that many managers are aware of what they are doing. Many of those don’t even pretend to answer for anything,” − said Obama.
Thus, he criticized some of the principles of the current US administration, such as immediate benefits and disregard for those who do not share such an approach.
The basis of speech of the former head of state was the appeal to youth to take an active social position.
The newspaper the New York Times described Obama’s address as an attack on the administration of current President-Republican Donald trump before the November elections in the USA.
It is noted that after the expiration of a presidential term in January 2017 Democrat Obama generally avoided publicly criticizing the decisions of their successor.
We will remind, the former us Vice-President Joe Biden was the only candidate for the nomination of the candidate in US presidents from Democrats and is ahead in the election race of his opponent Donald Trump.
Previously, Obama has officially supported Biden, and former U.S. Secretary of state Hillary Clinton
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According to the latest Johns Hopkins University, coronavirus in the United States infected more than 1.45 million people, of which 88 211 died and 250 747 recovered