Skip to comments.Michelle Obama trashes Trump: 'That is not who we are'
Posted on 06/03/2016 1:00:19 PM PDT by PROCON
Michelle Obama offered a scathing, barely veiled critique of Donald Trump on Friday as she delivered her final commencement address as first lady, warning graduates of City College in New York that while their diverse backgrounds are to be celebrated, they should beware of those who "build up walls to keep people out."
"They seem to view our diversity as a threat to be contained rather than as a resource to be tapped," Obama said. "They tell us to be afraid of those who are different, to be suspicious of those with whom we disagree. They act as if name-calling is an acceptable substitute for thoughtful debate. As if anger and intolerance should be our default state rather than optimism and openness that have always been the engine of our progress."
Invoking her travels as first lady, Obama remarked that she has visited dozens of countries over the last seven years. "And I have seen what happens when ideas like these take hold. I have seen how leaders rule by intimidation, leaders who demonize and dehumanize entire groups of people often do so because they have nothing else to offer. And I have seen how places that stifle the voices and dismiss the potential of their citizens are diminished, how they are less vital, less hopeful, less free."
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"And graduates, its the story that I witness every single day when I wake up in a house that was built by slaves.."
If it bothers her so much maybe she should just MOVE OUT!!
Says the woman married to the alien.
She seems to be worked up about something.
Don’t see any reference to Trump there though
michelle....... you were
STFU, Michael. Go diddle your wife. Nobody wants your opinion.
Good Lord. How much longer do we have to listen to this cow lecturing us?
She's describing the leftist agitators and Mexican invaders that rioted at a Trump rally ...
“build up walls to keep people out.”
Like the walls around the White House?
It sounds like she’s back to not being proud in America. This from a person who would have never have been admitted to an Ivy League schools apart from affirmative action.
I am tired of racist leftist low lifes lecturing people who stand up to them.
We have to “keep people out” her statement is absurd.
Like anyone should care what obama’s false- front- female bleats? For goodness sakes! How low obama’s dragged America
She can’t stand her life in a house built by slaves, surrounded by a wall. Something tells me, even NOW, she is not proud of her country.
Slaves didn’t build my f’n house. I worked hard for it. Snoop Dogg is absolutely right. Focus on today and how we can make a better tomorrow. GO TRUMP!
The departure of this ill-mannered and ill-tempered water buffalo from the American consciousness is one of the great side benefits from the upcoming election. Don’t go away mad, dear, just go away.
Listen, you crabbie, wide-assed, Wookie, YOU’RE not who WE are.
Ask me, or at least 100 million other Americans, if we give a rat’s ass what you think about ANYTHING. Guaranteed that the answer is, “No!” - so shut up and just go away.
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