The unexpected move comes merely 40 days before the 2020 Congress elections.
- Last Updated: September 23, 2020, 9:20 PM IST
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If you had to drop a text to Obama, what would it have been?
Coming forward to provide some respite from the 2020-monotony, former United States President Barack Obama has something fun to have you engaged.
The former Democratic leader and the 44th president, took to social media to give out a contact number to people, trying to keep up with his followers like the modern times, nevertheless through a ‘new way’.
Taking to the Facebook and Twitter, the Obama said, “All right, let’s try something new. If you’re in the United States, send me a text at 773-365-9687 — I want to hear how you’re doing, what’s on your mind…”
The unexpected move comes merely 40 days before the 2020 Congress elections and thus he added, “..and how you’re planning on voting this year.I’ll be in touch from time to time to share what’s on my mind, too.”
All right, let’s try something new. If you’re in the United States, send me a text at 773-365-9687 — I want to hear how you’re doing, what’s on your mind, and how you’re planning on voting this year. I’ll be in touch from time to time to share what’s on my mind, too. pic.twitter.com/NX91bSqbtG
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) September 23, 2020
No sooner the post went viral, hundreds of netizens jumped to their phone to tweet the ‘cool’ president how they must be feeling now through a string of memes and responses.
We’re not great, Barack. Not great.
— Power to Impeach PAC (@powertoimpeach) September 23, 2020
Now I wish my mom hadn’t taken my phone
— ♡☾✦ αℓєאָαи∂яα ✦☽♡️️️ (@iceykitty_zep) September 23, 2020
Ive been scared since the day you left the WH and that man moved in We are all voting for Biden in my family
— Lisa (@Hippygrl) September 23, 2020
Of late, Obama has been reportedly down with his kids, utilizing Twitch and Snapchat.
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