Obama Went On Between Two Ferns And Hilariously Tore Zach Galifianakis A New One

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Barack Obama on Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis March 2014There is an endless list of things I should be more impressed by than President Barack Obama‘s fluency in the language of sarcasm, but I'm gonna leave that to other people.

After all, I can't hold forth on his politics or decisions with nearly the eloquence of someone who's made it their career…but I'm 100% the person to talk to when Obama has the confidence to go on a show like Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis. WHICH HE DID.

You guys, I'm obsessed. It would have been enough for me just for the President to show up for a cameo, or if they'd done a lite interview where Zach poked gentle fun at Obama and Obama took it good-naturedly. But they legitimately did a regular version of the show, just with the goddamn President of the United States, and Obama was firing back barbs and everything. Obviously they were written for him and agreed upon beforehand, but I am just so tickled by this.

Please watch immediately for Obama insulting the show, Zach insulting Obama, Obama comparing a third term to The Hangover 3 in order to explain why it's a terrible idea, and glorious little gems like this one:

Zach Galifianakis: “In 2013, you pardoned a turkey. What do you have planned for 2014?”

President Obama: “Well, we'll probably pardon another turkey. We do that every Thanksgiving. Was that depressing to you? Seeing one turkey kinda taken out of circulation? A turkey you couldn't eat?”

Girl, was that a fat joke?? Michelle and her Let's Move initiative would be so proud! That is, if she could take time away from being an incredibly great sport herself,  mom-dancing and saying ‘ew' with Jimmy Fallon, and dunking with the Miami Heat.

I just love these two so much, because they seem to genuinely enjoy stuff like this. Just look at the way he bites his lip fifty-five seconds seconds in! I can't take it.