President Barack Obama will be departing the Office of the Presidency in a short time. During his tenure he served with a grace that will be sorely missed during the next four years. When you were sworn in you were met with a level of obstruction and resistance that was unprecedented in American History. Elected officials from the other party conspired to block your every initiative. Even ones they themselves believed in. They didn’t confirm your Federal judges. They denied your last Supreme Court Nominee even a hearing for over a year. They heckled you during a State of The Nation address. Through it all you were steadfast and never gave them the satisfaction of having got to you.
Now as you depart. The same people are making every effort to destroy your legacy. They want most to destroy the Affordable Care Act, admittedly having no plan to replace it and caring nothing for the twenty million people that would lose their healthcare. They elected to replace you with a man of questionable intelligence, no policies longer than 140 characters and a history of racism and sexual assault.
You weren’t perfect. None of us are. I have no doubt you did your best and what you thought to be best for the American People. Even those that voted against you. Thank you for your service! You and Michelle were better than they deserved.
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