How quick people forget…..
And the world did NOT end after Obama took YUGE hits in 2010 and 2014 midterm elections….
And the former President IS in high demand from Democrats on the campiagn trail………
Midterm elections were never Barack Obama’s strong suit.
During his time in the White House, the campaign seasons of 2010 and 2014 were among the lowest points of his presidency, as Democratic control of first the House and then the Senate washed away in some of the most humbling defeats of his time in office.
“I’m not recommending for every future president that they take a shellacking like I did,” Obama said the day after Democrats lost 63 seats in the House in the middle of his first term. “I’m sure there are easier ways to learn these lessons.”
But as a former President, Obama is in high demand in the closing stretch of this election, opening a five-state tour here in Georgia on Friday night. He’s hoping to slow the prospect of a Republican wave that could deliver a similar fate to his longtime partner, President Joe Biden, who is also hitting the trail, making a rare joint appearance with Vice President Kamala Harris in Philadelphia.
Obama has recorded nearly two dozen television commercials for Democrats and the party’s campaign committees, with new ads popping up nearly every day this week. And he’s studied finite details of several secretary of state races, lending his name to fundraising efforts to these down-ballot contests that he sees as essential to protecting democracy….