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Why Obama’s Considering an Anti-Bernie Statement

As you may have noticed, Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is rising steadily in polls. And as a result, rumors have started to swirl that his success is making former President Barack Obama very nervous, nervous enough, in fact, to possibly even consider making a public statement warning about the socialist’s rise.

Fox Business correspondent Charles Gasparino posted this on Thursday after hearing such rumors.

“SCOOP: Dem Party sources who have spoken w (Barack Obama) say former prez is growing increasingly anxious about (Bernie Sanders’) rise in national polls & where the avowed socialist would take the country; he is considering a public statement addressing it more now.”

And while the truth of this is not currently known, the idea behind it is not necessarily unfounded.

While both Obama and Sanders technically belong to the same party, there is little that connects them on just about any issue. Obama has and likely always will be a centrist. In contrast, Bernie Sanders is just about as far to the left as there is.

And it is no secret that Obama is not a fan of some of Bernie’s major platform ideas, namely the notion to do away with Obamacare and implement a single-payer healthcare option. Obama’s legacy, and namesake, was once considered to be a great accomplishment for the party, but as the party seems to move farther leftward, it is instead being taken as a betrayal of sorts to many progressives who think it gives into a corporate America that shouldn’t exist.

Up until now, both sides of the argument have played relatively nicely. Obama has said he will not endorse nor go against any particular candidate. And socialists, like Sanders and his protégé AOC, still seem to have a great deal of respect for the former president and his experience, at least in public. However, as the election draws ever closer and Bernie’s likeability goes up, things may change rather quickly.

Obama has already been caught saying things that could be considered jabs at the socialist candidate.

For example, in November, CNBC reported, “While he didn’t mention any specific presidential primary candidate or proposal, Obama warned that the average American voter does not align with views from ‘certain left-leaning Twitter feeds or the activist wing of our party’… ‘Even as we push the envelope and we are bold in our vision, we also have to be rooted in reality,’ Obama said. ‘The average American doesn’t think we have to completely tear down the system and remake it.’”

Any ideas on what that could mean?

Furthermore, Politico reported a close adviser of Obama’s saying that while the former president sees “his role as providing guardrails to keep the process from getting too ugly and to unite the party when the nominee is clear,” he also said that “if Bernie were running away with the nomination, Obama would speak up to stop him.”

Since then, Obama, like Hillary Clinton, has said that he would endorse whoever won the nomination. But we have our doubts.

At the time that this was released, Sanders was running pretty even with Senator Elizabeth Warren for second place in New Hampshire and nationally. And in Iowa, he was in fourth. Now, however, things have changed. He is currently the clear winner of second place nationwide and is leading both in Iowa and New Hampshire, according to a few recent polls.

And while this clearly isn’t a runaway for him yet, it could only be a matter of time before it is. The question is: if Obama is going to say something when will it be?

For many, the answer is now, before he has officially won in early voting states and gained such a lead that others won’t be able to recover from. After all, now, a little more than a week before the Iowa caucus votes is the time to let late deciders know the harm of a Sanders run nation.

And if he does decide to say something against Sanders, why not go ahead and just endorse Biden while he’s at it? After all, Obama has made it pretty clear who his favorite is. If he chooses Biden now, while he still has some semblance of respect from the far left, it may be able to make a difference.

But Obama, as a centrist who has always avoided confrontation, is not likely to say anything about anyone. Better not to ruffle feathers than to make a difference, right?

Comments (27)

  1. Obama wants Biden in so HE can tell him how to run the country because Biden is just a dolt!!! Obama is a commie just like Sanders!!

  2. I agree! What Obama did was horrific, and we don’t want any more Socialist of Communists near the WH, they can’t be trusted. Most all of them take money from the EVIL George Soros, and when they do they sell their soul to the devil.

  3. A guy from Iran said he has a list of the people that took bribes on the Iran deal. I think I just might recognize him if his picture shows up again.
    Obama is another Communist, we don’t want him around the WH ever again.

  4. HE SHOULD JUST SHUT HIS MOUTH AND GET THE HELL OUT OF THE LIME LIGHT TRUMP RULE NOW GET LOST PLEASE I AM SICK OF SEEING YOU !

  5. Another moron speaks….

  6. You are truly obtuse

  7. There is absolutely NO WAY I would vote for obama!!
    There’s really no way I’d vote for ANY of the democrat party!

  8. Obama is the most corrupt and incompetent president in US history. He is behind all the wire tapping, FBI collusion and Brennan said it all that his direction came from the WH. Joe Biden is about to go to prison as head of the Biden crime family and he will drag obama with him. Trump has accomplished far more in three years than Obama did in 8 years.

  9. Who ever said a thing about the existence of “honor” among crooks and thieves ? This arrogant (Obama) thieving, treasonous coward is not much different, nor any better, than (Bernie Sanders) that creepy old deceitful crook. They both want to “fundamentally transform” our Nation ..’cause, evidently, they believe that the “government” should have control of “everything” .. including all things about our lives. Not just their hypocrisy, but that of their contempt and hate for our US Constitution is well known and, yet, both these (Obama/Sanders) two lying treasonous pigs, as well as the many other deceitful democrat clowns in the US Congress .. most all of these frauds don’t give a rats’ behind, nor care about being honest when it count on showing respect for our Constitution. Their lawlessness and disrespect for our inherited values says it all.

  10. Are you kidding? This Obamination ran the most corrupt administration in US history. He ushered in the destruction of this great nation. What are you smoking? If you don’t believe me, check out Judicial Watch. Google it. I just wish Bill Barr would have the guts to bring down the deep state OBAMA, CLINTON, COMEY, SCHIFF, BOLTON, et al. The state department, DOJ, CIA, FBI were so corrupt under his tenure it would blow your mind but of course you don’t know that, do you, because the MSM are in collusion with the swamp. This country is not confused. It is divided because Obama, in his eight years, who could have made such a positive difference being the 1st black president especially for his people, instead ruined healthcare, alienated all of our allies, weakened the US on the world stage, there was ZERO growth economically during his tenure, racked up 17 trillion dollar deficit, was an apologizer-in-chief instead of a commander-in-chief, cavorted with known terrorists such as Muslim Brotherhood who advised him on foreign policy, defended HAMAS and Hezbollah. So give me and us patriotic Americans a fcking break. Thank the Lord we have this president who takes no bullshit, cannot be bought, keeps his promises, HAS DONE MORE FOR BLACKS THEN YOUR BLACK PRESIDENT. Too bad you believe the MSM which will be your downfall and that of your children should the left/democrats retake the white house. Oh, I forgot. in democrat congress we have AOC a socialist, Ilhan Omar a Jihadi plant, Rashida as well all three virulently anti America.

  11. I wish Obama or as I call him the Obamination would STFU and stay in Martha’s Vineyard among his white neighbors since he is so concerned about phantom racism. Stay in your lane, Obama. You had eight years to usher in the destruction of this great nation. We do not need your opinion. Just go away. YOU are the problem. This traitor ran the most corrupt administration is US history. And yet he is lauded by the MSM, Hollywood. It sickens me. President Trump is a true patriot who loves this country and all the people in it. He believes in our greatness and wants to preserve our rights. WAKE UP AMERICA or all will be lost.

  12. Will you ever just go away. No one cares what you want or not. You are no one any longer.

  13. Obama sucks, he was useless and corrupt, just like all the DemoRATS that are trying to destroy America.

  14. Obama was as corrupt as they can get. That is his legacy, see nothing do nothing President. He made sure that he took care of his buddies though. His downfall started with guns, and ended with the build a bomb program. Damn near everyone in his administration is under investigation.

  15. Obama is a centrist? Obama is a jihadist. He may not be in favor of socialism, but he hates the United States, Jews, and Israel. In my book that disqualifies him from being a ‘centrist,’ same as it would a KKK member.

  16. Unemployment is the lowest it has been in decades (especially in the minority sector), taxes are lower and jobs are available if a person desires to work. You do not understand the concept of a Constitutional Republic do you?

  17. When john works 40 hrs and Pete lays in bed playing video games. John says “hey, I’m killing myself, yet John gets a check same salary as
    Mine, I’m sick of this, I’m staying home too. Soon no one wants to work; no TAXPAYERS MONEY for government to feed their parties etc so now you have a government who knocks on your door and says”you work here u til we tell you not to and it’s 12 hr days till we say no
    Wow. You have NO WEAPONS ; NO AMMUNITION. If you don’t work for the government your family may be assassinated or you if you refuse! Government gets the BEST. You get what’s left if anything. Like Socialism which leads to COMMUNISM which leads to DICTATORSHIP. Enter; Here comes obama. Are you free to speak; to shop; to drive; no gas for you etc but government has it all
    You like NO FREEDOMS then VOTE Dem o 🐀 s
    You’ll get exactly what you deserve

  18. All 3 of them are being investigated…As of yesterday 1/27/2020…

  19. The Democrats and Obama are the confusing one…Can not trust Obama…He is already being investigated for the money laundry on Iran, $65 million on q book deal and the child trafficking, that was hidden in cages by Obama while he was president…also, being investigated along with Biden and his son Hunter…Hunter is so in trouble for using his dead brother’s Badge and Picture to get into business for millions of dollar…

  20. Yes, and may God have mercy on YOU! If Obama could run for a 3rd and 4th term, we could see some real positive change in this very confused country we live in!

  21. Trump will hopefully be impeached or self implode before then and then it won’t matter who the nominees are, as long as this monster is gone.

  22. Obama’s going to trash Bernie Sanders to, hopefully, give corrupt Joe Biden a boost to win the Dumbascrap Party nomination for the presidency and save him from prosecution for setting up Hunter to make millions of dollars for doing nothing…

  23. The clock on this webpage is incorrect. It was 2:27 when “I agreed”. This website says 7:27. Just FYI.

  24. It is very clear that both Sanders and Obama are believers in wealth redistribution and government control of the economy; in other words a communist dictatorship. Obama is subtle ; Bernie very honest and open.They are both anti U. S. constitution, anti religious liberty, and pro abortion.They both are agoinst free enterprise, property ownership and personal responsibility.The American dream my great grandparents left Europe to find is the dream of equal opportunity, life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.The dream of obama and sanders isfree everything along with complete loss of true liberty.Nothing in life can ever be really free. Somebody has to work hard and pay for everything.When so called leaders like obama or sanders use up all of other people’s money, the whole country collapses.May God have mercy.

  25. Always tribe is looking how to trick others But, they can trick each-others, too No, guaranty Especially for power and money Don’t laugh It’s a true!

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