Barack Obama has an anger translator

Every year the US president gets to try his hand at stand-up comedy at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner.

The annual gathering of journalists, politicos and celebrities has witnessed some memorable scenes in the past, from George W Bush being comprehensively skewered by Stephen Colbert to Barack Obama exposing Donald Trump's ridiculousness with one clip from The Lion King.

At his penultimate appearance at the dinner, Obama, who is actually quite good at stand-up, employed an 'anger translator' to help people hear what he was really saying.

Luther, who you might recognise as Keegan-Michael Key from Comedy Central's Key & Peele, was on hand to provide the subtext to the president's remarks.


Despite our differences, we count on the press to shed light on the most important issues of the day.


And we can count on Fox News to terrify all white people with some nonsense. Sharia law is coming to Cleveland, run for the damn hills!

But on the section on climate change, and its deniers, no translation was needed.

Obama said before being interrupted:

Look at what's happening right now, every serious scientist says we need to act, the Pentagon says it's a national security risk, Miami floods on a sunny day and instead of doing anything about it we've got elected officials throwing snowballs in the Senate, it is crazy, what about our kids, what kind of stupid short-sighted, irresponsible bull...

You can watch the clip below:

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