Quote of the Day

"I'd advise Mr. Trump to stop whining and go try to make his case to get votes."—President Obama, on Donald Trump's absurd charge that the election is rigged. Right on, Mr. President!

But the larger point that I want to emphasize here is that there is no serious person out there who would suggest somehow that you could even—you could even rig America's elections, in part because they're so decentralized, and the numbers of votes involved. There's no evidence that that has happened in the past, or that there are instances in which that will happen this time.

And so, I'd advise Mr. Trump to stop whining and go try to make his case to get votes. And if he got the most votes, then it would be my expectation of Hillary Clinton to offer a gracious concession speech and pledge to work with him in order to make sure that the American people benefit from effective government.
President Obama also had a few words to say about how all this whining "really doesn't show the kind of leadership and toughness you want out of a president. He starts whining before it's even over? When things are going badly and you start blaming somebody else, then you don't have what it takes to be in this job. There are a lot of times when things don't go our way or my way. That's okay. You fight through it. Work through it."


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