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Do you miss President Obama?

Former President Obama just made first public appearance since he left office at the University of Chicago. Obama's supporters desperately want him back in politics as a counterweight to President Trump. He's articulate, charismatic and appeals to a wide cross-section of voters. But Obama also has a ton of detractors who would be ecstatic if they never heard his voice or saw his face again. Look how divided we are after eight years of Obama. What do you think?

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President Obama spoke on civic engagement at the University of Chicago for the first time after he left the presidency. While he did not speak about Trump specifically, social media lit up along partisan lines in reaction to his public appearance.

Obama's supporters have been pushing him to speak out against the Trump administration, which has been working around the clock to unravel his legacy. They see Obama as the polar opposite of President Trump—everything that Obama stood for, Trump stands against. In their view, President Obama was the last person to bring the U.S. together with a message of hope. Now that he's gone, things feel like they're getting progressively bleaker and worse. 

Obama's critics agree—Trump is the opposite of Obama, and that's the point. Many of Trump's supporters voted for him as a way to reject the establishment both Obama and the Democratic Party have come to represent. Instead of any desire to see Obama back in public life, they'd be much happier if they never saw him again. In their view, Obama spent the past eight years ruining the country, and should take a nice and long vacation while President Trump fixes the mess. 

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FINAL RESULTS
Politics
Do you miss President Obama?
#StayAwayObama
A festive crown for the winner
#ObamaComeBack