Essay on President Obama 's Presidency Of The United States

1319 Words Nov 23rd, 2015 6 Pages
President Obama’s Hypocrisy
President Barack Hussein Obama is the forty fourth president of the United States elected in 2008 and he is the first president, under the constitution, of African descent. He worked his way up from the Illinois State Senate to the US Senate and was officially sworn in as president on January 20, 2009. Given his background in politics, logically, people assumed that he was a responsible, trustworthy candidate for president; however, his actions prove otherwise. His past work does not stand for his mental ability to run and decide for a country. Instead of his idea of “hope” and “change”, his presidency has brought the United States to the brink of ruin. He has portrayed himself as a person of great importance by supporting the same sex marriage law, preventing the unnecessary travel of oil and petroleum, and fighting for paid leave for company employees; nevertheless, he has caused much sorrow to the families of the soldiers. Moreover, one of Obama’s key campaign promises was to end the war in Afghanistan and bring the soldiers home by 2014. He also promised to direct revenues from oil drills to increase coastal protection. He claimed to be the man that could unite the American people. Sadly this so called "president" has not kept any of those promises. Did he mean to keep to those promises in the first place? Were they said to just get him elected? Have those promises long been abandoned in his heart? As Barack Obama 's second term comes to an…

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