Its’s crunch time and Joe Biden’s campaign is pilling out ALL the stops….
Former President Barack Obama is back to campaigning….
Former President Obama joined his former vice president, Joe Biden, at a rally in Flint, Mich., on Saturday as he ramps up his campaign appearances on behalf of the Democratic nominee in the final days of the 2020 presidential race.
Speaking at the drive-in rally — a format that has become popular with Democrats during the coronavirus pandemic — Obama delivered a scathing assessment of President Trump’s tenure in the White House, hammering the incumbent’s “reality show” style of politics and accusing him of focusing more on self-glorification than on the duties of his office.
“He hasn’t shown any interest in doing the work or helping anybody but himself or his friends or treating the presidency as anything more than a reality show to give him the attention that he craves,” Obama said. “But unfortunately, the rest of us have to live with the consequences.”
The rally in Flint, the first of two in Michigan scheduled for Saturday, marked Obama’s first joint appearance with Biden since the former vice president formally accepted the Democratic presidential nomination in August.
The former president maintained a relatively low profile throughout much of the 2020 race, only endorsing Biden in April after he had all but clinched the Democratic nomination. But Obama has ramped up his appearances on the campaign trail in recent weeks, stumping for Biden in key battleground states such as Pennsylvania, Florida and now Michigan.
Biden’s campaign announced earlier Saturday that Obama would appear at events in Georgia and Florida on Monday….
Nearly four years after leaving the White House, Obama remains one of the most popular and influential Democrats in the country. His star power was on display on Saturday, with rallygoers honking their car horns frequently and several shouting “I love you” at the former president.
While Obama used his speech in Flint to talk up Biden’s character and qualifications, he took particular aim at Trump…