President Obama appears on Funny or Die

WASHINGTON -- The moment finally arrived: President Obama appeared on Funny or Die's 'Between Two Ferns' with Zach Galifianakis.

The highly anticipated appearance became reality on Tuesday morning, and the pair addressed everything from the President's birth certificate to pardoning a turkey to being the last black president.

How does it feel to be the last black president? Galifianakis asks President Obama.

After making a quip about what it feels like to be the last time talking to a president, the President is asked what he thinks about presidents only being allowed to serve two terms. He says he thinks it's a good idea.

If I ran a third time, it would be sort of like doing a third Hangover movie. It didn't really work out very well, did it? says President Obama.

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Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis: President Barack Obama

If you're wondering why a sitting president would bother to sit down for a video like this one, then you get your answer towards the end of the clip: it's another chance for President Obama to talk about

Have you heard of President Obama asks Galifianakis.

Here we go... sighs Galifianakis, pretending to be annoyed. Ok, let's get this out of the way. What did you come here to plug?

Well, first of all, I think it's fair to say that I wouldn't be with you here today if I didn't have something to plug. Have you heard of the Affordable Care Act? asks the President.

Galifianakis replies, Oh yeah. I heard about that. That's the thing that doesn't work...why would you get the guy that created the Zune to make your website? works great now, and millions of Americans have already gotten health insurance plans... starts President Obama, as Galifianakis checks his watch. What we want is for people to know that you can get affordable health care. Most young Americans right now they're not covered, and the truth is that they can get coverage all for what it costs you to pay your cell phone bill.

Is this what they mean by drones? asks Galifianakis.

The point is that a lot of young people they think they're invincible, continues President Obama.

Did you say 'invisible?' asks Galifianakis. Because that's impossible.

No, not 'invisible.' 'Invincible,' states President Obama.

Ok... starts Galifianakis.

Meaning that they don't think they can get hurt, explains President Obama.

Then the president talks about the deadline and the different ways people can enroll for health insurance.

For those unfamiliar with Between Two Ferns, the comedian hilariously grills celebrities about a variety of topics in a sit-down news interview -- literally between two plants. The parody has featured guests such as Justin Bieber, Jimmy Kimmel, Jennifer Lawrence, Charlize Theron, Bradley Cooper and James Franco.


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