Obama Stumbles When Trying to Attack Critics of His Wife’s School Lunch Program

‘How is it that we have officials who think that Michelle Obama’s healthy eating initiative and school nutrition program is a greater threat to democracy than ...’

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President Obama, in trying to attack critics of his wife's school lunch program, appeared to lose his train of thought and struggled to complete his sentence.

While discussing America's coarse political rhetoric, Obama singled out critics of his wife's health eating initiatives. But as he attempted to make an analogy, he stumbled.

Here's an excerpt:

"How can we channel what I think is the basic decency and goodness of the American people so it reflects itself in our politics as opposed to it being so polarized and so nasty that in some cases you had voters and elected officials who have more confidence and faith in a foreign adversary than their neighbors. And those go to bigger issues. How is it that we have officials who think that Michelle Obama's healthy eating initiative and school nutrition program is a greater threat to democracy than ... [long pause] ... our government going after the press if they are issuing a story they don't like. That's an issue that I think we have to wrestle with. And we will."

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