Former President Obama Criticized Covid-19 Response in Virtual Graduation Speech

Jakarta- Former President Barack Obama delivered virtual commencement speeches urging millions of high school and college graduates.


Obama told the college graduates and criticised the handling of the coronavirus pandemic without mentioning President Donald Trump by name even earlier he harshly criticised Donald Trump's handling the pandemic as an absolute chaotic disaster. What he actually want to say as a lack of leadership from leaders in the United States to the Covid-19 response.

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"This pandemic has fully, finally torn back the curtain on the idea that so many of the folks in charge know what they're doing. A lot of them aren't even pretending to be in charge" he said.


Beside that, he also noted the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery who was killed while jogging in a Georgia street. "Leave behind all the old ways of thinking that divide us - sexism, racial prejudice, status, greed - and set the world on a different path," Obama close the speech.

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