Obama impersonates Frank Underwood for April Fools’ Day

President Obama celebrated April Fools’ Day on Wednesday by breaking through the fourth wall and speaking to a camera like Frank Underwood, the fictional president in the Netflix drama “House of Cards” played by Kevin Spacey. 

{mosads}”Hello everybody. This is not Frank Underwood,” Obama said, dropping his voice to apparently imitate the Southern drawl of Spacey’s character, who hails from South Carolina.

“This is Barack Obama. Happy April Fools’ Day. Frank learned it from me,” Obama added in the weekly Web video of behind-the-scenes shots at the White House released on Thursday. 

Obama is known to be a fan of the Washington-set show, which follows Spacey’s character as he rises from a senior lawmaker to become vice president and eventually commander in chief. In 2013, Obama joked he wished things in Washington operated as “ruthlessly efficient” as they do in the show.
Other politicians celebrated April Fools’ Day this year with fake legislation and backhanded compliments.
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