The world is messy, there are ambiguities. People who do really good stuff have flaws. People who you are fighting may love their kids. And share certain things with you."

Barack Obama has a message about being politically woke

What Barack Obama gets exactly right about our toxic 'cancel' culture

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the quote seems beyond dispute

the quote seems beyond dispute -- even people who staff the white house with bankers and perform extrajudicial drone assassinations are human, have flaws and do good things :)

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"The field will narrow and

"The field will narrow and there's going to be one person, and if that is not your perfect candidate and there are certain aspects of what they say that you don't agree with and you don't find them completely inspiring the way you'd like, I don't care," Obama said bluntly, "because the choice is so stark and the stakes are so high that you cannot afford to be ambivalent in this race."

Obama to worried Democrats: 'Chill out about the candidates'

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class solidarity

Obama to worried Democrats: 'Chill out about the candidates':

The roughly 100-person fundraiser was hosted by Karla Jurvetson, a physician-turned-Democratic megadonor. Jurvetson was previously married to Steve Jurvetson, a venture capitalist who sits on the board of SpaceX and Tesla.

The highest priced tickets to the event went for $355,000, which guests paid to "chair the event" and attend a private "VIP reception" with the former President. Entry level tickets cost $10,000. Event attendees included Steph Curry, the All-Star guard for the Golden State Warriors, and his wife, actress and author Ayesha Curry.

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