Obama peppered his 45-minute appearance with Demolition Democrats, Donald Trump's presidency or complain about the impact he is having on the country. Instead, a tie-less and visibly relaxed Obama's Democrats to back up. "The Party Is Bound to Defeat Republicans in November.
" If you are doing no sacrifice at all, then You can do more, "Obama told the tony crowd at a multi-million dollar Beverley Hills home. "If you are one of those people who are sharing your time with your friends and you are saying" civilization is collapsing "
At one point, he turned to the crowd and declared, "Enough moping, this is a mope-free zone. "
And the former President even suggested 200 donors in attendance, who also enjoyed a performance from Christina Aguilera, that Democrats can not get fixated on the glitz and personality of politics.
"We should not expect (politics) to be entertaining all the time ̵
The first time the DNRA has been drafted, the first Obama has done this for DNC this year, is a rare foray into politics of his time focused on two priorities: His forthcoming book, which he wrote on a yellow legal pad, and The Obama Foundation, his non-profit that may be housed in his Chicago library.
But Obama's message on Thursday, sitting in overstuffed armchairs across from DNC chair Tom Perez, what's more for a call for Democratic self-reflection than the hope and change into the White House 10 years ago. Mayor Eric Garcetti, Obama urged Democrats to complain about the last 18 months.
19659002] Obama did not say Trump's name. But he did sprinkle his remarks to Ardent Democrats, some of whom have spent thousands of years against him,
"They are mad when they win," he exclaimed.
The fact Obama has returned to the political fight
"I would say it would be too late." Bunch of special elections and starting to think, 'OK, this will take care of itself,' "he said. "Because it will not."
Obama to step into involvement in midterms
Obama stays in regular contact with informal advisors and keeps tabs on the news his involvement.
"He takes what's happening seriously," Obama said, "the strategy, but Obama often talks about the long arc of history" and how "our country, like all others, wants zig and zag."
Yes, he says the news and is not consumed with day-to-day Trump news – the source said.
That could soon change.
A host of Democrats said that the former president has signaled to top lawmakers and operatives Eric Hill's National Democratic Redistricting Committee
Obama's midterm strategy is not they are still plotting the role he hopes to play. And while his message is in progress, Obama is likely to be back. 18 months.
Obama acknowledged that Democrats are still looking for a message in the midterms and took a stab at a message of his own.
"The simple message right now is that if people participate, and they vote, then this democracy works," he said. "
He added:" So, I'm happy to talk about specifics, but I want you to know who you have "Get involved!"
Obama argued on Thursday that the divide in America is a split between "a fundamental contrast of how we view the world and what is going on right now" and that America is "seeing the consequences of what happens when one vision is realized, or at least is in charge. "
" That's the bad news, "he said ,
   Obama's visit to California is part of a broader fundraising swing to the state.
On Friday, Obama wants to travel to the Bay Area Headline Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Anna Eshoo. The luncheon event is worth $ 237,300 per couple and $ 10,000 in total $ 10,000, according to an invitation.
The trip will also benefit Obama's growing post-presidency foundation
Democrats close to Obama describing him as very hands on the library, including everything from programming, out of the Chicago community and the libraries architectural planning – a reflection of the former President
Obama regularly meets with the architects for hours, one of his advisers said, and they often bring him to a meeting, and they do not go to their time
Obama has been away from day-to-day politics over the past 18 months, he had not lost his quickness on the stump.  Asked about women in politics, he opened by saying, "First of all, lets stipulate that women are smart." Hollered, he added, "But, you, you guys are not perfect, let's be clear too much now. "
" Is it yours? "
" Do not worry, everyone seems very concerned about the helicopter. "
a woman in the audience asked.
"No, I do not have any more," he said. "That one I had, that was a loaner."