President Obama Reads Mean Tweets on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

President Obama took part in the "Mean Tweets" segment one last time.

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President Obama is in Los Angeles this week for a $100,000-per-person Hillary Clinton fundraiser, but he also made time to appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Obama appeared for the second, and likely final, time on the show's "Mean Tweets" segment. If you've forgotten his classic first appearance, you can refresh your memory here

For the second go-round, which you can view in its entirety above, Obama read a number of mean tweets, including the immortal dude-bro standby, "Bro, do you even lift?" "Well, I lifted the ban on Cuban cigars," POTUS replied. "That's worth something." Someone else accused him of being "the 'Sharknado' of presidents. Loud, stupid, and overhyped."

The president received insults about everything from his deal-making ability ("Obama couldn't negotiate getting a Whopper without pickles," offered one viewer) to his inability to offer the right hair-care product ("My mom bought new conditioner and it sucks... I blame Obama," someone said). But it was a remark about his jeans that really set him off. When someone said that he "dances like how his jeans look," Obama took exception—not to the insult itself, but to the fact that it lacked originality. "This jeans thing, this is so old," he said. "This was years ago. Come on." 

Given that it's the height of election season, the bit appropriately ended with a political message. Obama read a tweet that sounded much like the others: "President Obama will go down as perhaps the worst president in the history of the United States!" He then revealed that it was from...@realDonaldTrump. "Well, @realDonaldTrump," he said, "at least I will go down as a president."


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