Virginia Attack: Americans Love Obama’s Response
Americans are still in love with their former president, Barrack Obama.
Earlier in the week some group of white people known as White Supremacists because they believe America belongs to them clashed with other protesters who believe otherwise, leading to the death of a 32-year-old woman in American city of Virginia.
American president Donald Trump, condemned the violence but did not say anything about the group. He insisted the two groups of protesters were to blame for the incident.
Many Americans were rather disappointed.
But a tweet from their former president Obama melted their hearts, even setting twitter on fire and breaking a record.
The tweet has become the most liked message ever posted on Twitter.
“No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin or his background or his religion” Obama wrote on twitter, quoting late South African leader - Nelson Mandela, whom he called a “personal hero.”
According to Twitter’s official feed, the message by the 44th and first black U.S. president had been liked nearly three million times by early Wednesday, making it the all-time most liked tweet.
It had been re-tweeted more than 1.2 million times.
Below the message was a picture of Obama greeting a group of young kids looking at him from a window.
After the initial tweet, Obama followed with two more quotes from Mandela’s autobiography “The Long Walk to Freedom.”
“People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love. For love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite,” Obama wrote.