Michelle Obama came under fire this week after an extraordinarily disrespectful appearance on Oprah, where she claimed that Americans have lost hope since Donald Trump became our nation’s president-elect. She also implied that Trump is not the “grown-up” that America needs in a leader.
“Now we’re feeling what not having hope feels like,” she told Oprah.
True to his character, Trump is not taking Michelle’s comments quietly.
“Michelle Obama said yesterday that there is no hope,” he told his supporters. “I assume she was talking about the past, not the future. Because I’m telling you, we have tremendous hope. And we have tremendous promise and tremendous potential. We are going to be so successful as a country again. We are going to be amazing.”
“You the American people will now again be in charge. Your voice, your desires, your hopes. Your aspirations will never again fall on deaf ears. Never again,” Trump continued. “We will heal our divisions and unify our very, very divided country. When Americans are unified, there is nothing we cannot do. No task is too great. No dream too large. No goal beyond our reach.”
“We’re all united by one shared destiny. So I’m asking everyone to join this incredible movement. Here is my request for all of you. Never, ever give up — can’t give up,” he concluded. “I should have given up in this campaign five times. I should have given up according to them ten times. But I never gave up. Never gave up … Never stop believing. And never ever stop dreaming.”
What do you think? Will Trump be a better leader than Obama ever was?