President Barack Obama speaks after receiving an honorary doctorate of laws during the 250th anniversary commencement ceremony at Rutgers University on May 15, 2016 in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
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By Katie Reilly
June 2, 2016

President Barack Obama delivered the commencement address at Rutgers University on May 15, indirectly criticizing Donald Trump by mentioning some of the presumptive Republican presidential nominee’s policies, including his plans to build a Mexican border wall and ban Muslims from entering the country.

“In politics and in life, ignorance is not a virtue,” Obama said. “It’s not cool to not know what you’re talking about. That’s not keeping it real, or telling it like it is. That’s not challenging political correctness. That’s just not knowing what you’re talking about.”

Here are the full remarks from Obama’s speech on the Rutgers campus in Brunswick, New Jersey.

Write to Katie Reilly at Katie.Reilly@time.com.

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