Colbert Spoofs Birthers in Hilarious Mock Job Interview With Obama
Stephen Colbert is pretty torn up about a certain friend of the "Late Show" losing his job, and it's not Billy Bush. It's the current leader of the free world.
So, as an ode to his eight years in office, President Obama made a touching appearance on the show Monday night to discuss his future employment plans.
"Hello, I'm Randy, I'm the office manager," Colbert told President Obama as he entered the room donning a name tag and a fake mustache. But the best part was perhaps when Colbert perfectly played off the President's record as irrelevant.
“Fifty-five, a tough time to start over for man,” Colbert or "Randy" the office manager told the President before asking,“I don’t see any promotions for the last eight years. That’s not always good. Can you explain that?”
“Honestly, there wasn’t a lot of room for advancement at my last job,” Obama explained.“The only one with a more powerful position was my wife.”
"Is it a twofer?" Colbert asked in a nod to the Clintons.
The President was doubtful. But what seemed to confuse the office manager most was why Obama was leaving his current job.
"I'm leaving because it's required by the 22nd Amendment of the U.S. Constitution," Obama told "Randy."
"Look.. when you say staying at your job would be unconstitutional, what employers hear is you stole office supplies," "Randy" explained, advising Obama to talk a little less about that.
"It doesn’t say here. Where were you born?” "Randy" continued.
Obama was indignant with the birther.
“Really?” Obama replied, hoping to move on.
“Is this is the longest form of this resume that is available?” "Randy" then asked, and appeared fairly unimpressed with Obama's awards.
"I have almost 39 honorary degrees and I did get the Nobel Peace Prize," Obama said.
“Or really, what were they for?” the manager asked.
“To be honest, I still don’t know,” the President joked.