No one can get under Donald Trump’s skin better than former President Barack Obama. All throughout Trump’s presidency, his insecurity about not being able to live up to his more successful predecessor has caused him to lash out erratically and make moves to undo all of Obama’s hard work. And now, Obama’s plans for the future will once again have Trump acting like a jealous madman.
We all know that Trump cares about ratings more than anything. He has bragged about the success of his former reality television show before and continues to do so with his speeches and events. So it’s going to devastate him to know that Obama is now heading for the television screens of Americans, where he can continue to influence and inspire the country in a way that Trump could never.
According to a New York Times report, Obama and his wife Michelle (who is also strongly beloved by America) are in the middle of “advanced negotiations” with Netflix for a series of specials. These specials will be doing the exact opposite of what Trump is — they will highlight “inspirational stories” to combat the darkness and fear-mongering tactics that Trump is leading the country with.
Eric Schultz, senior advisor to the former president, issues this explanation on behalf of Obama and the former First Lady:
“President and Mrs. Obama have always believed in the power of storytelling to inspire. Throughout their lives, they have lifted up stories of people whose efforts to make a difference are quietly changing the world for the better. As they consider their future personal plans, they continue to explore new ways to help others tell and share their stories.”
Obama has out-ranked and upstaged Trump on every level — and this is going to be another major blow. Trump is already seething that Obama’s tweets are far more popular than his — imagine how Trump will fly off the handle if Obama’s Netflix series outperforms Trump’s old television show and his future speeches! Trump HATES that Obama is more influential and loved by America — but he only has himself and his vile personality to blame for not winning the country over. Oh, and the fact that he should never have been elected as president in the first place!