Former Obama supporter sees ‘dangerous’ similarities between Trump and Obama campaigns

Former Obama supporter sees ‘dangerous’ similarities between Trump and Obama campaigns

TheBlaze TV contributor Lawrence Jones freely admits that he used to be an avid supporter of President Barack Obama, sometimes even making 400 calls a day for the Obama campaign. But sometime in 2009 or 2010, Jones said he started to realize that “what [he] was sold wasn’t actually true.”

On Tuesday, Jones said he sees “dangerous” similarities between the presidential campaigns of Obama and billionaire businessman Donald Trump, who he said are both “prying on people’s emotion.”

“Hope and change — people were hopeless. And they were looking for somebody to come in and save things and fix it,” Jones said. “Now people are fed up. They’re sick of it. They’ve tried the hope and change. They’ve tried the politicians, and now they’re sick of all of it. They don’t even want a politician to fix it anymore. They want somebody that’s an outsider to come in and fix it.”

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