Obama Tells Troops It’s Ok To Criticize The President

On Tuesday President Obama visited MacDill Air Force base in Tampa, Florida to discuss his eight year effort to protect our country, and reminded the servicemen that it’s ok to criticize our president.

During his speech, Obama told members of the armed services that the nation is depending on them to, “carry forward what is best in us, that commitment to a common creed, the confidence that right makes might, not the other way around.”

He also remind them that everyone has, “the universal right to speak your minds and to protest against authority; to live in a society that’s open and free; that can criticize our president without retribution.”

Obama spoke for a period of time covering several topics such as stigmas. He said, “good, patriotic Muslims are here.” He added, “if we act like this is a war between the United States and Islam, we’re not just going to lose more Americans to terrorist attacks, but we’ll also lose the sight of the very principles we claim to defend.”

President Obama closed his speech by making a statement that appeared to take aim at incoming President-Elect Trump. As CNS News reported, “Obama said he wanted to remind the troops “what it is that you’re fighting for.”

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