10 Moments That Will Make You Miss President Obama
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10 Moments That Will Make You Miss President Obama

The hilarious, savage, and dorky moments of POTUS.

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10 Moments That Will Make You Miss President Obama
Pete Souza

With President Barack Obama's presidency at its end, it helps to look back at all the moments he has shared with us the past eight years. Regardless of political stances or opinions,we can all agree that he was a hilarious and chill president.

1. When President Obama partnered with Buzzfeed in the video "Things Everybody Does but Doesn't Talk About" and he referenced his own meme.

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The man, the meme, the legend

2. At the 2011 White House Correspondents' Dinner, President Obama responded to criticisms of where he was actually born with the release of his "birth video".

He then proceeded to show the video of Simba being presented to the Kingdom in The Lion King.

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He then proceeded to beat Fox News to the chase by saying:

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Now that's a way to shut down the haters!

3. When Jimmy Fallon and the President did "Slow Jam the News".

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Have we seen a cooler president? The answer is no.

4. When speaking on LGBT issues in 2015, and there was a heckler, the President told him off.

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Savage.

5. At his last State of the Union Address, when the Republicans were cheering on not having to run another campaign, President Obama had the perfect response:

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Again, SAVAGE.

6. When the President made the ultimate dad joke at the 2015 Pardoning of the Turkey on Thanksgiving.

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You can just see Sasha and Malia's disappointment.

7. The whole "Couch Commander" video.

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This whole video is a masterpiece.

8. When the President complimented his wife at the 2016 Black History Month Reception.

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Relationship goals.

9. When a man told the Obama: "Mr. President, don't touch my girlfriend."

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Classic Obama.

10. This epic mic drop at President Obama's last White House Correspondents' Dinner:

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"Obama out."

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