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CNN’s Angela Rye: Obama ‘Had To Be The Next Best Thing To Jesus’

CNN commentator Angela Rye likened former President Barack Obama to the Christian God on Monday’s Anderson Cooper 360.

The liberal pundit blasted President Donald Trump for repeatedly serving as a distraction to issues that, in her view, are more important: “We’re talking about Donald Trump, once again, throwing a story line instead of talking about missing D.C. girls; instead of us talking about a white supremacist that killed a black man, and had plans to kill more black people just because of who they were; instead of talking about the healthcare debacle.”

Rye then asserted that “the bigger issue that I have…is that if this would have been under the Obama administration, there would be no end to this. Barack Obama had to be the next best thing to Jesus; and here we are, just two months in and some change, there is issue after issue. Maybe it’s not Russian collusion, maybe its collusion with the Intel committee chair. But it’s highly problematic.”

NewsBusters pointed out in their Tuesday post on Rye that she previously contended in July 2016 that “the last time America was great to me…was in 2008 when he was elected president, and ever since then, we’ve been paying the price for that.”

(h/t: NewsBusters)

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