President Obama Tweets Praise for Hillary Clinton's Debate Performance
The president borrowed a line from the first lady in his tweet.
By JORDYN PHELPS
October 10, 2016, 4:47 PM
• 2 min read
-- The day after the second presidential debate, President Barack Obama took to Twitter to express his support for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
The president borrowed a line from his wife, Michelle Obama, whose use of the phrase "When they go low, we go high" has become a Democratic motto in the 2016 presidential election.
The time stamp on the tweet indicates that Obama was on his way to golf on Monday, Columbus Day, when he posted it.
Michelle Obama used the phrase "When they go low, we go high" at the Democratic National Convention this summer in explaining how she and the president teach their daughters to rise above the rhetoric of those who might still question his U.S. citizenship or Christian faith.