2017-08-12 06:58:30 UTC
CHICAGO In his first public appearance since leaving the White
House in January, former president Barack Obama told young
leaders here Monday that special interests dominate the debates
in Washington and that he had failed to realize his
aspirational goal of uniting Americans in red and blue states.
That was an aspirational comment, the former president said of
his famous 2004 Democratic National Convention speech, prompting
laughter from the audience at the University of Chicago. He
added that when talking to individual Americans from different
political backgrounds, you learn that theres a lot more that
people have in common than it would appear. But, obviously,
its not true when it comes to our politics and our civic life.
Obama, who has kept a relatively low public profile since the
end of his second term, did not mention President Trump once
during the 90-minute event. But he said he was determined to
galvanize younger Americans to do more politically because they
were the ones best positioned to bridge the current political
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