Obama decries ’woke’ culture

Obama decries ’woke’ culture

Former President Obama took aim Tuesday at ’woke’ virtue signaling and cancel culture. During a discussion at the Obama Foundation Summit at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Obama explained that the world is more complicated than people realize and activists ’should get over’ their obsession with ideological purity tests.

John Doh
John Doh 5 months

2008: Calling Obama a "socialist" is secret code for the "n-word." 2012: Criticism of Obama is solely based on race. Tea Party are racists! (despite leader being a black man) 2019: "Obama decries woke culture." Too late, you created and benefited from this monster; you now must suffer like the rest of us "racists."

O'Brien 5 months

Wow, Obama’s a Nazi! Did nazi that coming..

porcus 5 months

Pretty obvious mr Obama... quite a few of us have been saying this for some time, with the frequent response of "Nazi!", "Rascist!", "Hater!", etc. I bet that as that Woke movement continues they will turn on you and pull you down for not being perfect.

Roamer MGTOW
Roamer MGTOW 5 months

did obama get an actual job to change his mind?

Herbie Goes Bananas
Herbie Goes Bananas 5 months

Fucking CNN. Just die already you flip flopping hypocritical wind bags. "It would be easy to see Obama's comments as a shot at President Donald Trump." If course it would.... for CNN.

Robert 5 months

If you are progressive and your values stay consistent, you will eventually become a conservative.

Hannibal 5 months

“I can’t make people not afraid of black people. I don’t know what’s going on. I can’t explain what’s happening in your head." Michelle Obama's words. Don't be distracted by her husband's publicly mild remarks. This is the mentality we're fighting. Self-styled liberals aren't fighting for progress; they're looking to place blame for historical grievances.

Herbie Goes Bananas
Herbie Goes Bananas 5 months

Behold your legacy Mr. President.

Pedro Rodriguez
Pedro Rodriguez 5 months

So Maher, Colbert, Ellen, and now Obama. Is there anyone else who wants to call out the dumpster fire that they themselves started? Does De Niro want a turn?

william snedker
william snedker 5 months

I guess people were right, Obama isn’t left wing enough anymore

Mitchell 5 months

Bah, don't listen to this conservative grifter!

MF 5 months

Did Shapiro take over Obama's body somehow?

Steven Hernandez
Steven Hernandez 5 months

I find this striking. on one hand I enjoy attacks against woke culture. on the other, this is very much a "we're going to rig the primary so don't question it" statement

GUYIVKS 5 months

obama, like the rest of the democrats, technically is a fascist. "fascism is half socialist and half capitalist so it sits so where in the middle" benito mussolini 1928. "of course america will eventually have a fascist government but it will come in the guise of anti-fascism " Huey Long 1934.

eddy yetty
eddy yetty 5 months

Guess Obama is a right wing nazi troll now. Welcome Mr.Obama.

Beisht Kione
Beisht Kione 5 months

Good on you Mr Obama, I appreciate that, but you're part of the reason for the culture war. You used it to your political benefit. We are now dealing with the repressions of what, I'll grant you as my CaC, you didnt have the balls to deal with because it was politically advantageous to deal with things the way you did. What you did has had great cultural repercussions. You can walk it back now, but how about you actually say what's wrong about it.

Better dead than red
Better dead than red 5 months

Obama is a racist white rapist now, I guess

Duder 5 months

I like that CNN turned a left wing cancel culture by Obama into "Trump throws stones" pretty obvious they don't know what he's talking about

Rhokanth 5 months

You know politics shifted too far left when Obama and conservatives are on the same page about social issues.

Occam's Chainsaw
Occam's Chainsaw 5 months

Clearly, somebody high up the chain decided that Obama's influence is needed more for procuring the black vote than it is needed for influencing "woke" SJW's at this point in time.

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