President Obama weighs in on Brexit | The Tylt
President Barack Obama delivered a speech to British voters and let's just say some critics didn't really care too much for his words.
Obama encouraged the British to vote against backing out of the European Union in June. Supporters say it's sound advice and voters should listen. Critics point out that the President of the United States has no place telling British people how to proceed on the matter.
Does Obama's opinions on the British exit of the EU matter?
President Obama weighs in on Brexit
Obama asks Britain to stay in the EU. Some British critics respond.
Obama's speech encouraged the British against the Brexit.
In response to Obama’s speech, the Financial Times explains why the president’s words actually matter.
Some say the Brexit actually impacts the U.S.
But some of the British don’t agree with Obama’s words or of any impact Brexit has on the U.S.
London’s mayor Boris Johnson says: "No one was sure whether the President had himself been involved in the decision. Some said it was a snub to Britain," he wrote. "Some said it was a symbol of the part-Kenyan President’s ancestral dislike of the British empire — of which Churchill had been such a fervent defender. Some said that perhaps Churchill was seen as less important than he once was. Perhaps his ideas were old-fashioned and out of date."