Obama got away with it all and more, boasting of his service to the rich and powerful. Under Obama’s fake-progressive cover they launched their campaign for ‘entitlement reform' and Americans watched as Obama moved on to pass a health insurance reform (the so-called Affordable Care Act) that only the big insurance and drug companies could approve, rejecting the popular alternative single payer “Medicare for All”.+ Set new records for prosecuting whistleblowers, deported more immigrants than any president ever.+ Launched a devastating and criminal war on Libya.+ Ramped up the reckless New Cold War with Russia, in part by helping set up a neo-Nazi coup regime in Ukraine.+ Helped install a right-wing coup regime in Honduras.+ Cuddled up the vicious and arch-reactionary Saudi Arabian regime, keeping U.S. weapons flowing to that absolutist state as it began to pummel Yemen into epic humanitarian crisis.+ Initiated a Darth Vader-esque retooling of the U.S. nuclear arsenal.+ Offered fake constitutional cover for Bush’s criminal torture practices.+ Expanded the criminal U.S. war on Afghanistan, slaughtering thousands of innocent Pashtun women and children along the way.+ Expanded the mass-murderous Pentagon system, sponsoring among other things an unprecedented growth of the U.S. military presence in Africa+ Oversaw an expanded drone war program that Noam Chomsky reasonably described as “the most extreme terrorist campaign in modern times.”
Under Obama Americans “watched Washington rush to rescue the financial institutions of Wall St. that caused the catastrophe. People learned that the government has plenty of money to spend when the right people want it.
He’s been cashing on his service to the ruling class ever since.
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