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Trump Predecessor Delights Despondent Libs in Rare Unpaid Speaking Gig

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Former president Barack Obama, the fourth-greatest living individual to occupy the White House, delivered an unpaid speech Friday at the funeral service for Rep. Elijah Cummings (D.) of Maryland.

America’s libs, many of whom have succumbed to derangement and despondency in light of President Donald Trump’s historically successful presidency, were delighted to see their beloved orator back on the public stage. The occasion allowed the libs to pretend, if only for a moment, that Obama was still president.

WATCH: Barack Obama speaks at Elijah Cummings’ funeral.

It is so refreshing to hear from him again. pic.twitter.com/73SwI5iDKd

— Millennial Politics (@MillenPolitics) October 25, 2019

President Obama, right now, honoring Rep. Elijah Cummings and lifting us all up.

— Glenn Kirschner (@glennkirschner2) October 25, 2019

As Trump whines in the corner at the White House, Barack Obama is beautifully eulogizing Elijah Cummings. pic.twitter.com/L9xkh1eDJ7

— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) October 25, 2019

I miss President Obama.

— Neera Tanden (@neeratanden) October 25, 2019

I miss him

— Jon Favreau (@jonfavs) October 25, 2019

I could listen to Barack Obama speak all day.

— Tony Posnanski (@tonyposnanski) October 25, 2019

And gotta say, what a balm it is to hear President Obama, speaking as he among very few out there can.

— Joy Reid (@JoyAnnReid) October 25, 2019

Preach, President Obama.

— Jonathan Capehart (@CapehartJ) October 25, 2019

Damn I miss Barack Hussein Obama.

— Bakari Sellers (@Bakari_Sellers) October 25, 2019

Once again, the great Barack Obama managed to move me to tears in his elegant and eloquent eulogy to the goant Elijah Cummings. In blending a perfect vision of the brotherhood of man and how it calls us to make a garden of gods green earth, we are reminded of what can be.

— Ron Perlman (@perlmutations) October 25, 2019

So do Middle Eastern terrorists

— Marcus (@MarkyDecelis) October 25, 2019

Obama, who is typically paid large sums to give speeches, is not as beloved a figure among the Democrats running for president in 2020. His name is rarely mentioned in the primary debates, and many aspects of Obama’s legacy—including his work on health care, immigration, and trade—have come under attack for not being liberal enough.

In his spare time, the former president is producing content for Netflix and working on his third memoir. He will never be president again. Sorry, libs.

Andrew StilesAndrew Stiles is senior writer at the Washington Free Beacon.