Former President Obama is warning of the “dangers” of cancel culture — saying it is creating a society where we are “just going to be condemning people all the time.”
The 44th commander-in-chief told Anderson Cooper in a CNN special Monday that he hoped the movement to demand changes in some old-fashioned attitudes would be a key part of his legacy.
However, he also warned that “a lot of the dangers of cancel culture” are that we are “just going to be condemning people all the time.”
Obama said that his daughters — Sasha, 19, and Malia, 22 — tell him how “sometimes among their peer group or in college campuses you’ll see folks going overboard.”
He said they have to rebel against that by realizing that “we don’t expect everybody to be perfect.”
“We don’t expect everybody to be politically correct all the time. But we are going to call out institutions or individuals if they are being