10:27 GMT +315 November 2019
Listen Live
    U.S. President Barack Obama holds a news conference with reporters at the end of the G20 summit at the Kaya Palazzo Resort in Antalya, Turkey, November 16, 2015

    Obama: ‘Sizeable Percentage’ of World Leaders Are Out of Their Minds

    © REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst
    US
    Get short URL
    431040
    Subscribe

    On Wednesday evening, the seventh season of Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee premiered online, featuring President Barack Obama.

    The duo cruised around in a Corvette, touring the grounds of the White House, chatting comfortably. Perhaps the most noteworthy aspect of the conversation was when Seinfeld asked the president, “how many world leaders do you think are just completely out of their mind?”

    “A pretty sizable percentage,” Obama answered bluntly.

    “Part of what happens is these guys, I think the longer they stay in office, the more likely that is to happen,” he continued.

    “They lose it,” Seinfeld interjected.

    “At a certain point your feet hurt, and you’re having trouble peeing, and you have absolute power…,” Obama lamented.

    Another noteworthy tidbit the president revealed is that he blows off steam by swearing.

    President Barack Obama leaves after posing for a family photo at the G-20 summit in Antalya, Turkey, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015
    © AP Photo / Lefteris Pitarakis

    "Bad stuff or stupid stuff is happening constantly, right? Every day. So you just have to be able to just make fun of — wow, that was even dumber and more annoying than usual. That's when cursing is really valuable,” the president told the comedian.

    The episode concludes with Obama commenting on being able to drive a 1963 Corvette, stating: "This is a childhood dream.”

    You can watch the full episode on Crackle.

    Related:

    Obama to Host US-ASEAN Summit February 15-16 in California
    Putin to Obama: Russia, US Could Effectively Counter Challenges, Threats
    Trump Accuses Obama of Watching Movies Instead of Battling Terrorism
    US 'Project Ukraine' Nearing Collapse, Threatening Obama’s Reputation
    Obama to Meet Colombian President Santos in Washington on February 4
    Tags:
    Barack Obama, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, Jerry Seinfeld
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik