Barack Obama spent eight years diving the nation.
He pitted American against American over race, gender and class issues.
But Obama may have just ignited one civil war with this shocking announcement.
Obama is looking to meddle in the 2018 midterm elections.
The former President released a list endorsing 81 Democrats running for various offices across America.
Obama did not include the new ‘Democrat flavor of the month’ Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on his list.
Today I’m proud to endorse such a wide and impressive array of Democratic candidates – leaders as diverse, patriotic, and big-hearted as the America they’re running to represent: pic.twitter.com/gWzalQhFas
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 1, 2018
Some argued that Ocasio-Cortez is running in a safe district and did not need Obama’s endorsement.
But the nation’s 44th President endorsed Gavin Newsome for Governor in California and there may be no safer seat in America than that.
Some observers believe Obama didn’t endorse Ocasio-Cortez because the radical candidate is going about her business in a manner that will destroy the Democrat Party.
Obama camouflaged his socialism
When Obama burst on the political scene with a speech before the 2004 Democratic National Convention he mouthed words of unity.
And during his 2008 Presidential campaign, Obama masked his radical leftism behind fthe lowery rhetoric of “hope and change.”
Ocasio-Cortez – on the other hand – is a fire-breathing radical.
The 28-year-old self-described Democratic socialist has spouted off about implementing a $32 trillion government-run health care scheme.
Ocasio-Cortez also made abolishing ICE and guaranteeing illegal aliens a “right of safe pass” into the United States as the centerpieces of her campaign that unseated 20-year incumbent Joe Crowley.
Finally, Ocasio-Cortez humiliated herself in a softball interview on PBS’ Firing Line where she called the Israelis “occupiers” because of West Bank settlements before finally admitting she had no idea what she was talking about.
Obama’s snub will be noticed across the Democrat Party landscape.
Radical activists who are associated with Bernie Sanders have been pushing to take over the party and drag the Democrats to the fringe left.
The insurgents view Democrats like Obama as “the establishment” and as the party gears up for 2020, it could ignite a civil war that would tear the left apart.
The energy in that primary will clearly be on the side of Ocasio-Cortez and her band of anti-American socialists.
But some Democrats will view their radicalism as a guaranteed loser in the General Election and a repeat of the disastrous George McGovern campaign.
Other candidates will want to be the “Trump of the left” and ride the outsider image and the party base’s hatred of the establishment to the nomination.
But whereas Trump campaigned on Making American Great Again, the Democrats looking to ride the passion of the left will be looking to harness hatred in order to win.
Obama is trying to steer the party toward a strategy of stealth socialism.
Democrat base voters who make up the “resistance” want in your face confrontation with Trump and his supporters.
Which side wins out will go a long way in determining the political landscape in the 2020 Presidential Election.