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Farewell, President Obama

Farewell, President Obama

President Obama gave an optimistic and emotional presidential farewell speech in Chicago last night. Listeners react, share their memories of Obama and say their own goodbyes.

Does anyone else have an #ObamaMemento like this kicking around? Send us a pic!
— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) January 11, 2017

"Seems like we both benefited from a failed basketball career." 😂 #ObamaMemento
— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) January 11, 2017

@BrianLehrer Farewell was so moving &emotional,my daughters forgot playing with cat&gathered around [email protected]"Citizen" we were in tears! 😥
— oumyehia (@oumyehia) January 11, 2017
But the reactions were mixed:

[email protected] #2 If Obama gave this speech in 2009 & fought @GOP obstruction w/bully pulpit, maybe nation would be unified not divided.
— nyzap (@nyzap) January 11, 2017

@BrianLehrer US democracy now share similarities w/ democracy in a 3rd world country. Govt by the wealthy, friends