The Psychological Warfare of Sasha and Malia Obama

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From all outward appearances, the Obamas are a picture-perfect family — supportive, happy, loving. But look closely, and a pattern emerges — a pattern of unrelenting emotional abuse. We’re referring, of course, to how the Obama children mistreat their father, the president of the United States. Though Barack Obama is, obviously, highly accomplished and graced with unmistakable talents, his daughters, Sasha and Malia, engage in an obsessive drive to cripple his self-esteem at every opportunity. Here is how they do it.