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Obama was inadequate. But America will miss him 160 video http://img.vidible.tv/prod/2017-01/11/5875dcb11c689938f94cf752_o_F_v1.jpg Barack Obama’s presidency, sandwiched between those of George W Bush and Donald J Trump, will be missed by many Americans, says Gary Younge. But, he argues, ‘could be worse’ is poor rhetorical compensation for ‘yes we can’. Since Obama was simultaneously the best man for the job and insufficient, he says, the American political system is by definition in crisisPresidents undoing their predecessor’s legacy: an American tradition . The Guardian Studio 2017-01-10 12:27:58
Obama was inadequate. But America will miss him
Barack Obama’s presidency, sandwiched between those of George W Bush and Donald J Trump, will be missed by many Americans, says Gary Younge. But, he argues, ‘could be worse’ is poor rhetorical compensation for ‘yes we can’. Since Obama was simultaneously the best man for the job and insufficient, he says, the American political system is by definition in crisisPresidents undoing their predecessor’s legacy: an American tradition .