Former President Barack Obama warned Democratic presidents on Friday to pay attention to what voters actually think. He warns that most of them do not want to "tear down" the system.
I do not think we have to completely demolish the system and redesign it. And I think it's important that we do not lose sight of that, "Obama said.
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"There are many convincing voters and there are many Democrats who just want to see things make sense. They just do not want to see any crazy things, "he said. They want to see things a bit fairer, they want to see things a bit fairer. And how we do that will, in my opinion, be important.
The two-time Democratic president spoke at a gathering of the Democracy Alliance, a group of wealthy democratic donors. He was interviewed by Stacey Abrams, who lost Georgia's governorship last year.
Obama remained largely on the sidelines of the Democratic primary for 2020 and has not yet supported a candidate ̵
On Friday he did not name any candidates by name, but called immigration and health care reform as examples of where Democrats may not be in sync with the wider electorate.
Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., And Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Who have both published plans for immigration and "Medicare-for-all" in recent weeks. Warren's government-led overhaul of the health care system would eventually abolish private insurance and cost $ 52 trillion, while Sander's immigration plan foresees radical measures including welfare for illegal immigrants and a moratorium on all deportations.
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"Even if we push the envelope and are brave in our vision, we must also in reality and the Being rooted in the fact that voters, including Democrats voters and certainly convincing independents or even moderate Republicans, are not driven by the same views that also affect certain, you know, left-wing Twitter feeds, "said Obama.
Commentary on Twitter feeds reflects remarks he made last month when the former president "awoke" a stroke on signaling virtue and reversed culture, calling on a Chicago audience to conquer his obsession with ideological purity tests to overcome".  CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP
"This idea of purity and you will never be compromised and you've always been politically awake and you should get all that stuff done so quickly," Obama said. "The world is chaotic. There are ambiguities. People who are really doing good things have mistakes. People you fight may like their children and share certain things with you. "
Ronn Blitzer and The Associated Press of Fox News have contributed to this report.