Britain’s decision to leave the European Union was opposed by Obama and serves as a reminder of how many times he’s backed the losing team.
Heat Street has a roundup:
6 Times Barack Obama Backed Losers
Britain’s vote to leave the European Union has gripped the attention of the world. On April 23rd, he penned an Op-Ed in The Telegraph l̶e̶c̶t̶u̶r̶i̶n̶g̶ advising readers to stay with the union declaring: “As citizens of the United Kingdom take stock of their relationship with the EU, you should be proud that the EU has helped spread British values and practices” That clearly didn’t go the way he had hoped. Britain voted 51.9% to 48.1% to leave.
Super Bowl 50, Broncos vs Panthers
The Dabber-In-Chief was feeling so confident of a Cam Newton/Carolina Panthers Super Bowl victory that he submitted a signed pick to CBS This Morning complete with Presidential script font. And just like Cam, The Broncos defense dominated the Panthers and Peyton Manning rode off into the sunset.
2016 Olympic Games Bid
Fresh off his historic election, Barack Obama decided to use his political capital not on working with Congress or on the economy, but using his status as the world’s citizen President to sway the International Olympic Committee into giving his home city of Chicago the games. He even brought out the big guns in his media darling First Wife, Michelle Obama and America’s First Lady in Oprah. He didn’t just release a statement of support or make a couple of phone calls. No, he actually gassed up Air Force One and headed to Copenhagen to make his pitch in person. The games were awarded to a now Zika-ravaged Brazil instead.
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Obama loves to accuse others of being on the wrong side of history but his own record is pretty sad.
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