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Tue May 18, 2021, 06:10 PM May 2021

Barack Obama Was Heartened By How Trolls Responded To The Death of His Dog Bo [View all]

“There’s a well-known saying in Washington, ‘If you want a friend, get a dog,’” the former president said. “Well, I got one because I needed a friend during the presidency who would be nice to me no matter what. “

Obama later noted that trolls often take over the comments of his social media posts. He said his and former first lady Michelle Obama’s tributes to Bo, who moved into the White House in April 2009, “are the only posts where everybody posted something nice.”


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