In his biggest speech since leaving office, former President Barack Obama fired multiple salvos at his successor and populist movements worldwide while touting a radical push for “universal income.” (Fox News)
Obama went on to slam the “right-wing billionaires” leading populist movements, in a clear reference to President Trump and like-minded politicians in Europe.
“Populist movements, cynically funded by right-wing billionaires worried about their own interests,” Obama said. “These movements tapped the unease that was felt by so many people who live outside of urban cores. That their social status and privileges were eroding … threatened by outsiders, those who don’t look like them or sound like them.”
Obama added that the “politics of fear and resentment and retrenchment” have begun to “appear.”
The 44th president also condemned what he called “barely hidden racial nationalism.”
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