Tags: obama | professor | defeat | election

Obama’s Former Professor: He Must Be Defeated

Monday, 18 Jun 2012 10:59 AM

By Newsmax Wires

First Jackson Browne, now his former professor: President Barack Obama’s shrinking list of supporters just got even shorter.

Former Harvard professor and one-time adviser Roberto Unger has turned against him by making a video in which he argues that Obama “must be defeated” in November, and outlines how Obama has “failed to advance the progressive cause in the United States,” The London Daily Mail reported.

Unger, is a prominent Brazilian politician — he ran run for president of Brazil twice and served as minister of strategic affairs — advised Obama in 2008, according to the Daily Mail. He also was one of the founding members of the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party and drafted its founding manifesto.

Unger, 65, said of his former student in a YouTube video posting: “He has subordinated the broadening of economic and educational opportunity to the important but secondary issue of access to healthcare in the mistaken belief that he would be spared a fight.”

He added, “He has spent trillions of dollars to rescue the monied interests and left workers and homeowners to their own devices,” according to the paper.

Unger concluded by what amounts to an endorsement of his former student’s opponent, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney: “Only a political reversal can allow the voice of democratic prophecy to speak once again in American life.”

© 2015 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Nevada's AG Joins Suit Against Obama's Deportation Relief for Illegals

Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 23:21 PM

Nevada's newly minted Republican attorney general has joined a multistate lawsuit seeking to block President Barack Obam . . .

Research Institute: NKorea May Be Trying to Restart Nuke Program

Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 23:16 PM

North Korea may be attempting to restart its main nuclear bomb fuel reactor after a five-month shutdown, a U.S. research . . .

Karl Rove: GOP Should Fight Hillary on Foreign Policy, Jobs, Govt Debt

Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 22:04 PM

With former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton the likely presidential nominee of Democrats in 2016, GOP strategist Karl . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved