- Barack Obama has told young voters that he knows Joe Biden better than almost anybody and he trusts him for the presidency
- The former US president's presence in Biden's campaign is billed to attract voters across races and ages
- Obama will hit the road by holding socially distanced rallies starting with a speech in Philadelphia Wednesday, October 21
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Former US president Barack Obama has sent a passionate message to young voters and urged them to "create a new normal" by electing Joe Biden as president.
In a video message, Obama said one of the most inspiring things he had witnessed this year was the vigour showed by young people who are thirsting for fundamental change.
He described Democratic nominee Biden as a revolutionist who is keen at effecting change and setting up a system that is going to treat everybody equally. He stated:
"One of the most inspiring things about this year has been seeing so many young people organising, marching, and fighting for change.
Your generation can be the one that creates a new normal in America, the one that is fair and where the system treats everybody equally and gives ever body opportunity. Voting doesn't accomplish that on its own...But we can't accomplish that without voting. The momentum will continue after voting."
While plugging Biden as the best option for Americans come November 3 when the presidential election will be held, Obama said he "knew Biden better than almost anybody and he trusted him to be a great president".
"He is different, he is on the right side of the issues and he will get the job done. Joe and his vice president nominee Kamala Hariss will want you to continue pushing them to get the job done. This is how your generation is going to change the game entirely. Let us go win this thing."
The ex-US head of state joins Biden's campaigns at the home stretch and he is expected to hit the road on Wednesday, October 21, with a speech in Philadelphia, CNN reported.
His meetings will be socially distanced just like those of Biden who has been meeting smaller groups of people and sometimes addressing people while in their cars.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that former US first lady Michelle Obama came down hard on President Donald Trump for failing to take the coronavirus pandemic seriously.
Speaking on Tuesday, October 6, in a 26-minute video shared on her Facebook page from the Democratic National Convention, Michelle berated Trump for his administration’s response to the pandemic.
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