Nigel Farage says Obama made US ‘a lot weaker’

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British politician Nigel Farage says the US became “a lot” weaker under the leadership of President Barack Obama.

Farage, the former leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP), took aim at the outgoing American president’s legacy in an interview with Fox News on Monday, saying Obama had weakened the United States’ global standing in an unprecedented manner.

“I think America these days, I’m sorry to say, looks a lot weaker than it has done for a very long time,” said Farage, who is a close friend of President-elect Donald Trump.

“Barack Obama is popular with all the countries that he’s been weak and that he’s appeased,” he said, citing Cuba as an example. “Around the rest of the world, America’s standing is poor.”

“Let me tell you that not only is Obama’s reputation here lower than I can think of than any American president for some time, but actually America’s reputation is lower.” 

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  • gmatch

    Nigel who? British gangster opinion has no meaning. Obama gave Bush 2 more terms.

  • doodaa

    The US had respect before the Bushs and that impostor Muslim nigger. I want Obammy to get in the UN. Good riddence to them. The UN will be over and gone. Someone please tell ISRAEL about the UN. They both have about as much world respect as a fly in the eggnog. Merry Christmas, …

  • I’m not sure about weaker, and I actually think, after all the wars and killings, that’s a rather odd thing to say.

    But Obama has unquestionably dipped America’s reputation into shit.