The Obamas, Y'all

Hey, remember when I first wrote about President Obama and his $400,000 speaking fee (parts two, three, four), and I said: "I guess I'd be more concerned about President Obama...earning a $400,000 speaking fee if I weren't keenly aware that he—like Hillary Clinton, also criticized for drawing big speaking fees—uses his personal wealth to help people."?

Welp: Barack and Michelle Obama to Donate $2 million to Chicago Youth Jobs.
"One of the things that we will be starting this year is Michelle and I, personally, are going to donate $2 million to our summer jobs programs here in the community, so that right away young people can get to work, and we can start providing opportunities to all of them," Obama said [during a recent event at the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago].

"We'll be working with the city, we'll be working with the county, we'll be working with businesses because part of what we want to do is reach young people who might be at risk if they don't have something to do during the summers," Obama continued. "But part of what we also want to do is to reach older youth who may be prepared for apprenticeships because one of the things that this project is going to do is generate jobs."
Normally, I'd be a little more eloquent in my commentary toward the people who couldn't shut up about How Terrible it is that Obama was accepting money from Wall Street, but it's been a long week, so all I got is: Fuck you.

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