During his press conference with the Italian prime minister today, President Obama was asked about the Republican nominee and his claims of election rigging. He spared nothing in his response.
"I have never seen, in my lifetime or in modern political history, any presidential candidate trying to discredit the elections and the election process before votes have even taken place," Obama answered. "It's unprecedented. It happens to be based on no facts."
After reminding reporters that elections are run by state and local officials which is why there cannot be any grand conspiracy to defeat Trump by "rigging," Obama smacked Trump's unfitness for office.
Trump's claims don't "really show the kind of leadership and toughness that you'd want out of a president," he said.
"You start whining before the game's even over? If whenever things are going badly for you and you lose, you start blaming somebody else, then you don't have what it takes to be in this job. Because there are a lot of times when things don't go our way, or my way."
With more than a small amount of irritation in his voice, he concluded, "I'd advise Mr. Trump to stop whining and go try to make his case to get votes."
I have to believe that President Obama's comments will enrage Trump. He will be unable to hold back his rage, particularly since he has now been called a whiner by the President, and also by his pal Bill O'Reilly over at Fox News. He will not be able to hold back his rage.