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In his press conference just a short while ago President Obama chastised Donald Trump for trying to discredit the US election process and went through the facts about the falsity of claims that US elections are affected by voter fraud. David gets at the deadly seriousness of the situation and the points Obama was making. But the juiciest parts came when Obama – clearly warming to the subject – taunted Trump for being a coward and a whiner (emphasis added for peak trolling moments) …

“It doesn’t really show the kind of leadership and toughness that you would want out of a president. If you start whining before the game is even over, if whenever things are going badly for you and you lose you start blaming somebody else. Then you don’t have what it takes to be in this job because there are a lot of things — times that things don’t go our way, or my way. That’s okay. You fight through it. You work through it. You try to accomplish your goals … And so I would advise Mr. Trump to stop whining and make his case to get votes .”

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