Obama's campaign mission: Protect his legacy, pummel Republicans - oh, and elect Hillary Clinton

October 26, 2016 Jacob McKenna

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Prof. Bob Schmuhl discussed the role of President Obama in the 2016 presidential campiagn in "Obama's campaign mission: Protect his legacy, pummel Republicans - oh, and elect Hillary Clinton," published on Monday in the Los Angeles Times. Here is an excerpt of the article: 

"Obama's vigorous campaigning for Hillary Clinton is a new dimension of the modern presidency,” said Robert Schmuhl, professor of American studies and journalism at the University of Notre Dame. "What Obama is doing this fall makes him stand out from his predecessors in a vivid and distinctive way. He's using his approval ratings and campaign skills to create what he hopes will be a new kind of coattails."

Read the full article here.