Barack Obama might be the coolest guy in the whole universe. As well as shattering political boundaries and starting to draw America out of the dark ages, he’s also proved to be a top bloke.
By the end of 2016, Obama’s two terms will be up and the USA will slowly become a much less exciting place to live in and observe from a distance.
Let’s take a moment to celebrate all the awesome things Barack Obama has done to warrant the title of the world’s role model.
1. Sharing the stage with BB King and Mick Jagger
2. Moved his mother-in-law into the White House
It’s no secret that Barack is as dedicated to his family as he is to his work. Within a year of his election as Commander-In-Chief, he had moved his Mother-in-Law into the White House. Obama recognises the importance of his loved ones because once 2017 comes around, they’re what’s going to keep him busy.
3. Spearheading the My Brother’s Keeper scheme
As America becomes increasingly dangerous for Black communities, Obama has taken serious action toward combating lack of support systems for people of colour. The initiative is designed to “help every boy and young man of colour who is willing to do the hard work to get ahead”.
4. Subjecting himself to Zach Galifianakis’ jibes
No-one could have predicted in 2014 that President Obama would have appeared on Zach Galifianakis’ low-budget satirical interview web-series, Between Two Ferns. The Pres was witty and willing to play along with the off-beat humour and has since opened the doors for potential sitcom appearances once this president schtick is over and done with.
5. Sharing the #POTUSPlaylist on Twitter
Obama, being the absolute bro he is, has always been open about his excellent taste in music. Since opening his own Twitter account, the leader of the free-world has been sharing his favourite tunes featuring tracks from Kendrick Lamar, Coldplay, Outkast, Justin Timberlake and Frankie Knuckles.
6. Being the first black President
Maybe the most boss thing Barack Obama ever did was become President in the first place. A black law graduate living in Chicago put in the work and rose into the most respected and powerful position maybe in the world. Recently speaking to rapper and Compton resident, Kendrick Lamar, Obama simply put it: “Can you believe that we’re both sitting int he Oval Office?”