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President Obama Makes Official Statement On Nelson Mandela's Death

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Early Thursday evening President Obama gave a statement from the White House regarding the tragic loss of former South African President Nelson Mandela.

Obama captured Mandela's long and heroic political journey perfectly, sharing many kind words:

"He achieved more then could be expected of any man, and today he’s gone home. And we’ve lost one of the most influential and courageous and profoundly good human beings that any of us will share time with on this earth.”

Ch-ch-check out the official statement (above) starting at 13:30.

[Video via White House]

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5 comments to “President Obama Makes Official Statement On Nelson Mandela's Death”



  1. 1

    The Liar and Chief. can't even tell the truth about his "illegal alien" uncle. He lived with the "illegal alien" for about three weeks and he even lied about that.

    what a president you people elected for us, an illegal drunk uncle and an illegal aunt living on welfare and in public housing meant for Americans.

    We deserve the government we elect. Sadly the rest of us are stuck with it.

  2. ... says – reply to this


    2

    than*



  3. 3

    He achieved more *THAN could be expected…

  4. jeff says – reply to this


    4

    Go away you lyin community organizing embarrassment to our country

  5. UKEEPURDOCTORPERIOD ! says – reply to this


    5

    the best president in decades ,
    IM GETTING OBAMA CARE FOR CHRISTMAS EVEN FOR MY CAT !