"You happen to be coming of age during one of those moments", he told the college body. "The stakes really are higher".
"We got, if you remember, individual mandate wiped out, we wiped out individual mandate, the most unpopular part of Obamacare".
Citing the rise of the far-right and its trafficking in conspiracy theories - including the origins of his birthplace and a war on "science and facts" - Obama asked: "What happened to the Republican party?"
"They'll promise to clean up corruption and then plunder away; they start to undermine norms that insure accountability and try to chance the rules to enhance their power, and appeal to racial nationalism that is barely veiled".
Obama will hit the campaign trail on Saturday to back Democrats in key races.
It did not start with Donald Trump, he is a symptom, not the cause.
Former President Barack Obama mentioned his successor by name in public for the first time since leaving office on Friday, saying Donald Trump was the "symptom" of a trend of resistance to positive progress.
'It shouldn't be Democratic or Republican to say we don't target groups of people on how they look like. "I found that he's very, very good for sleeping". "That is not how our democracy is supposed to work".
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And we're sure as heck suppoed to stand up, clearly and unequivocally to Nazi sympathizers.
Obama even brought up Trump's refusal to stand up to white supremacists who marched in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2017. However according to journalist Bob Woodward's new book, he later told aides that clarification "was the biggest fucking mistake I've made" and the "worst speech I've ever given".
Trump also claimed, as he has in the past, that economic indicators were bad under Obama but excellent during his own presidency.
"He's just capitalizing on resentments that politicians have been fanning for years", the former president added.
Obama's office announced his first round of endorsements earlier this year and the official said his second round will be released in coming weeks. It's playing out in a state Trump won by eight percentage points and where Republicans hold all statewide offices.
"It's supposed to be the party... of fiscal conservatism".
The former president condemned his successor and the GOP for obsessively undoing his accomplishments and upending the global order, all while stoking fear and prejudice.
Mr Obama warned that American democracy depended on his audience turning out to vote in the November's congressional mid-term elections.