Barack Obama (this guy who is the president) was on 'The Daily Show' last night.
It was Obama's final interview with Jon Stewart, who is leaving The Daily Show in August. (I think the President is also leaving office at some point soon. It seems like there's an election or something going on right now. Not sure, but I've been hearing murmurings.)
The President sat down for a long interview, and it got pretty real. But about politics, the media, and activism. Not, like, how Twitter feuds get real.
Obama spoke (seemingly) frankly about how the media is right to hold the President to a high standard, but does sometimes "get distracted by shiny objects." He also pointed out that it's not true that young people "have lost their idealism or are too cynical or ironic," which I was thrilled to hear him say because that can be a concept some older people fail to grasp. No offense to the President of the United States, who I just called "older."
It's heartening that even though the interview was pretty serious, Obama and Stewart took that brief moment at the end to laugh at Donald Trump.