Samantha Bee reminds us that President Obama wasn't perfect


Samantha Bee reminds us that President Obama wasn't perfect
  1. Samantha Bee reminds us that President Obama wasn't perfect
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    We've seen a lot of romanticizing of President Obama in the final few days before Donald Trump's inauguration. Some of that is to be expected; Democrats and many Republicans are terrified of the implications of a Trump presidency. For some, even George W. Bush is starting to look like a mighty fine president in comparison to what lies ahead. More: New Samantha Bee theory: Donald Trump can't read — and it totally makes sense Also, there's just something charming about all those Ob…
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We've seen a lot of romanticizing of President Obama in the final few days before Donald Trump's inauguration. Some of that is to be expected; Democrats and many Republicans are terrified of the implications of a Trump presidency. For some, even George W. Bush is starting to look like a mighty fine president in comparison to what lies ahead.

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Also, there's just something charming about all those Obama-Biden memes and pictures of Obama hanging out with babies and toddlers. It's harder to imagine a cute picture of Trump with babies (although he did used to hang out with Grimace).

In some ways, Donald Trumps intended policies are surprisingly similar to Barack ObamasImage: TBS

And then there's the speeches. Barack Obama has always had the ability to transfix a crowd with the power of the spoken word. Such was the case yesterday, when he gave a farewell speech that had people on both sides of the aisle wishing for another eight years of Obama in the Oval Office.

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The dread of a Trump presidency is leading some liberals to look at the entirety of the Obama presidency with rose-colored glasses. Former critics seem to have forgotten the very issues they took Obama to task for just a few short years ago. Not Samantha Bee — she's happy to remind us that, in some ways, a Trump presidency wouldn't look as different from an Obama presidency as we think.

Bee's chief example? Immigration. For all his talk of forcing Mexico to pay for a wall (talk that he has backpedaled a bit on in recent weeks), Trump's immigration policy is actually just an extension of what has already been happening these past few years, although, to be fair, he would probably ramp it up.

During tonight's episode of Full Frontal, Bee reminded those who have been busy glorifying Obama that he definitely had his issues, and that in…

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