This will probably be the last time President Barack Obama reads mean tweets on Jimmy Kimmel Live! as POTUS — and we are sad.
Obama stopped by Kimmel on Monday and took part in one of late night television’s funniest segments. As tensions rise between current presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, Obama is giving us all something to smile about — at least until the November 8th election.
In Monday’s round of mean tweets, Obama was forced to read that he “couldn’t negotiate getting a whopper without pickles” and that he “dances like how his jeans look.”
According to @momof4munchkins, she “Just found out my daughter shares a birthday with Obama PUKE”. For @James141980, he thinks “Barack Obama is the sharknado of presidents. Loud, stupid and over-hyped! #sharknado4.”
But of course, Obama couldn’t stop by Kimmel to read mean tweets and then leave. The late night talk show host questioned Obama about his thoughts on this year’s election and, specifically, what he thinks about Trump’s debate style.
Per Obama, he laughs “most of the time” when watching Trump debate — When it comes to Clinton, Barack is 100% supportive. “Having worked with her, she is smart as a whip, she works really hard, she cares deeply about working families in this country, and she’s not somebody who thinks the job is about flash and sizzle and making speeches,” he said.
He continued, “It’s about getting policy right and making sure that folks are doing a little bit better. I think in a time when everybody wants to get 100 percent of what they want right now, and if someone doesn’t agree, they’re completely wrong, the brand of politics that Hillary represents—pragmatic, you don’t get everything all at once, you make progress in little pieces—that may not attract as much attention. It’s not something that goes into 140 characters.”