President Obama, Samantha Bee speculate on President Hillary's 'birther' equivalent

President Obama sits down with Samantha Bee
(Image credit: Full Frontal)

President Obama sat down with Samantha Bee for Monday's Halloween edition of Full Frontal, and they began by discussing costumes. "This year I'm going as a witch," Bee said. "That's not a witch costume," Obama noted. "I'm a woman on television and I'm over 40, so I'm already in costume," she replied. "Where's yours?" "I'm dressed up as what happens when young people vote," Obama said. "Someone gets really old really fast?" Bee joked. "That's... not it," Obama said, but Bee continued: "So is that, like, white spray paint, or fun Halloween cobwebs up there?" "Sam, I'm still president for about three months," Obama said.

The president explained that he wasn't just sitting down with Bee to make costume jokes; he wanted to encourage young people to vote. "So you are the father of a college student, sitting down with a 47-year-old mother of three," Bee said. "Um, if this was your best idea to get young people to vote, what was your worst idea? Have you thought about going on Antiques Road Show?" "I haven't," Obama laughed, "but it turns out young people are more interested and engaged than I think we give them credit for." Bee caricatured a millennial and had Obama make his pitch.

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