Photo credit: Whitehouse.gov

Photo credit: Whitehouse.gov

Since the election of Donald Trump to the presidency, many people have stated on social media that they will miss former President Obama. These people have a good reason for this statement because the Trump presidency from day one has caused havoc worldwide. His executive order on immigration literally stopped legitimate immigrants and regular visitors from entering the United States. However, the executive order was struck down by multiple federal judges who questioned the legality and constitutionality of it. Even Obama broke from tradition and spoke out against the order. The clamor for a movement against Trump and his policies has risen to a fever pitch and now it seems that Obama may enter the fray.

Obama recently signed a $60M book deal for his and Michelle’s memoirs of their days in the White House. In addition, former White House official and close friend of the Obamas, Valerie Jarrett, has moved into their new mansion in the upscale Kalorama section of Washington, D.C. Jarrett is considered a powerful figure in politics and her move into the home has many guessing about what’s next for Obama. Earlier this week, former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said of Obama and his possible entry into the political fight, “He’s ready to roll.”

Obama will first take up the fight regarding voter suppression and disenfranchisement through racial gerrymandering in congressional districts. “This is really a battle for our democracy. The notion that people are denied their ability to cast a meaningful vote … is inconsistent with who we say we are, inconsistent with what we say our democracy is about,” Holder said.

Conservative websites are pushing a message that Obama is mounting some kind of insurgency against Trump that will lead to his impeachment. However, Obama has made no such statement and has encouraged people to continue peaceful protests against Trump and make their voice heard.

Mo Barnes

"Mo Betta" Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician.

  • Frank Russell

    The un-welcomed house-guest.

    The arrogance of progressives such as Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer does not surprise many in Washington, they’re like bitter children who want their way even when it’s wrong and their parents have repeatedly said ‘no!’

    But Barack Obama, he’s taken it to the next level. Obama wants to open house in Washington D.C. with his mentor Valerie Jarrett and go to “war” against the Trump administration, a government elected by the American people, no less. Talk about arrogant, pompous and elitist behavior, this is the very example of it.

    Obama is so classless he can’t do what every other President before him has done, fade away from D.C. and set about finding other ways to help Americans, just look at Jimmy Carter.

    Is it the allure of power? The allure of attention? Or just his massive ego and Jarrett’s work on it to convince him that the people want an Obama third term?

    So cringe-worthy and embarrassing to watch a politician cling to power and try to remain relevant. Go home Barack, take a much needed vacation to get your head straight.

    God Bless America.

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  • docbets

    Can’t happen soon enough. Carter spent his retirement doing humanitarian and social progress work at home and abroad; Clinton in starting and running a foundation for domestic and foreign medical and social progress; and Obama begins at home with work on rectifying politicall and social inequality.

    Whereas Reagan went home; Bush Sr. likewise; Bush Jr. paints.

    The only reason Obama is in DC is so his daughter can stay in the same school for her last two years, not because DC is his favorite city.

  • Had Enough

    This Kenyan idiot had EIGHT YEARS to do something – ANYTHING – for this country, yet NOW he wants to “take up the fight”?!

    Just go collect your book royalties and leave the governing of countries to those who are qualified………you had your chance in the big chair. Hope & Change my arse.