This didn’t get much publicity at the time, because who would be interested in the Democratic president dissing the Democratic candidate?
That’s not news.
So Obama had various reasons for not being wholly despondent when Hillary booted the big one last November.
A huge question about the Democrats’ 2016 failure is the role of Black Lives Matter. It’s not hard to understand why the Obama Administration promoted the myth of the martyrdom of failed cop killer Michael Brown, but why did Hillary?
Was there a quid pro quo? In return for Obama’s help, she’d promote his pet cause?