The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on WND Politics
With fewer than 10 days left in his eight-year presidency, Obama returned to his adopted hometown of Chicago Tuesday to say farewell, tout his accomplishments in bringing “change” to America and offer his “hopeful” vision for its future.
He also warned that America “has more work to do” on the “divisive” issue of race, and he claimed no foreign terrorist organization has successfully attacked America while he was in the White House.
Obama gave the Tuesday address standing in front of a massive American flag and before a crowd of up to 20,000 people at McCormick Place, the same downtown convention center where he declared his election night victory over GOP nominee Mitt Romney in 2012. Tickets to the event reportedly sold for as much as $5,000 on eBay and Craigslist. Aides said Obama prepared for the farewell speech for…post was originally published on this site