Why I'll miss Obama

As a conservative, I'm starting to dread what comes next

President Obama will be missed by some.
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When President Obama dropped the mic at his last White House Correspondents Dinner, it was the first time I realized how much I would miss him. "The end of the republic has never looked better," he joked that night. At least he knows the republic should be mourned, I thought. That's something.

There's more to it, of course. On the issues I care most about, Obama kept things from becoming truly terrible.

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