Zach Galifianakis Grills Barack Obama on Healthcare, Disconcerting Diagnosis

New episode of Between Two Ferns is the most weighty yet, in which President Obama proves he can speak to the kids.
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The commander-in-chief finally got around to appearing on one of the most popular web series' of all time, Funny or Die's Between Two Ferns—created by Zach Galifianakis and the inimitable Scott Aukerman—and he delivered a shining beacon of a performance that is driving massive web traffic to Healthcare.gov. Has there ever been a president so adept at appearing on comedy shows? Rutherford B. Hayes?

 

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James Hamblin, MD, is a senior editor at The AtlanticHe is the host of If Our Bodies Could Talk.

 
 
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