Barack Obama's Inspiring Message About Charlottesville Is Now The Most-Liked Tweet In History

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While the current President is busy defending Nazis, our former President is still proving why he’s the greatest of all time.

Following the protests in Charlottesville, Barack Obama tweeted a message of love and understanding, and it’s now the most liked tweet in the history of the social media platform.

Obama quoted Nelson Mandela to address the deadly racist situation brewing in Virginia:

The words are from Mandela’s autobiography Long Walk To Freedom. He’d follow that first tweet with two more that completed the quote, “...People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.”

That message is obviously far different than what Trump’s been putting into the universe — while The Donald eventually did condemn the alt-right for their actions, he followed that up by defending them, calling some of them "very fine people," and inventing something called the “alt-left” who he said was equally to blame for the violence.

While each of Obama’s tweets has been liked over a million times, the first one recently broke the 3-million barrier, which breaks the old record held by Ariana Grande following the Manchester concert bombing.

In fact, Obama holds 6 of the 10 most liked tweets of all time — you can check out the rest of his most popular messages below!

#4 All-Time

This one is in regard to Senator McCain's aggressive brain tumor, from which he's now in recovery.

#5 All-Time

Somehow, he even makes dad jokes cool.

#6 All-Time

His final message as POTUS struck a major emotional chord — especially considering who was about to take over his job.

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