Ted Rall for December 24, 2016
Narrator: The outgoing president is polite to his successor, even though he insulted him. Barack Obama: Just respecting our tradition of smooth transitions of power. Narrator: The media treats the president-elect with difference despite his contempt for them. Woman: It's not our job to call him out. The people have spoken. Narrator: The opposition party rubber-stamps his cabinet picks, who are politically extreme and remarked unqualified. Man: Presidents get their picks. It's the American way. Man 2: Gotta love that smooth transition of power. Woman 2: So important!