Obama Calls Trump ‘An Expression Of Certain Fears’

President Obama, in a recent Vanity Fair interview, accused Donald Trump of exploiting voters’ “fears” and “resentments,” Newsmax reported.

While such a strategy is not uncommon for presidential candidates, this year’s Republican nominee has demonstrated that he lacks the proper “temperament” to lead the country, according to Obama. “I see Trump as a phenomenon of an expression of certain fears, certain resentments that have been a running thread in American history,” the president told interviewer Doris Kearns Goodwin, a prominent White House historian.

“There are always going to be figures who become symbols and expressions of those fears and resentments, so he’s not unique in that sense,” Obama added. “I don’t think it’s a surprise for me to say that I don’t think his temperament is suited for this office. But it’s not something that I have to emphasize because I think the majority of the American people have figured that out.”

The president has been on the campaign trail in recent weeks, urging voters to cast their ballots for Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, who was secretary of state during Obama’s first term.

When asked about his own temperament, the president replied: “On the spectrum of successful politicians, I’m not introverted the way some have been, but I’m not an FDR or a Bill Clinton, who are just constantly … in a crowd and just relishing it. I like my quiet time.”

Source: Newsmax
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