“Speak the truth. Speak it clearly. Speak it with compassion. Speak it with empathy for what folks are going through.”-President Barack Obama
Former President Barack Obama addressed a group of mayors organized by Bloomberg Philanthropies on Thursday, telling the group that “the biggest mistake any us can make in these situations is to misinform.”
Obama also pushed the mayors to bring in as many smart advisers and experts as possible.
“The more smart people you have around you, and the less embarrassed you are to ask questions, the better your response is going to be.”-President Barack Obama
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A somber warning from the past; 2014, to be exact: