Obama has vomit-inducing audacity to warn 2016 candidates about ‘trappings’ of fame

Lecturer in chief Barack Obama — he of Greek columns fame — had the vomit-inducing audacity to caution those running for president in the 2016 election that fame is fleeting.

In an excerpt from a recent interview with NPR’s Steve Inskeep, the president warned that the thrill of “the trappings” associated with the most powerful office in the world “wears off pretty quick,” The Hill reported.

“At least it has for me,” Obama said.

“I will tell you as president, if you’re interested just because you like the title or you like the trappings or you like the power, or the fame, or the celebrity, that side of it wears off pretty quick,” Obama said.

Seriously, can he be more out of touch?

“What sustains me, what lasts, what makes me happy, proud, frustrated sometimes, is the recognition that if you want this job, then you really need to love this country, and have a very clear vision and idea of what it is what you want to do to help make this country work even better.”

Social media fell all over itself mocking the ridiculousness coming from a man who long ago lost touch with the average American.

Here’s a sampling of responses from Twitter:

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