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Andy Borowitz: ‘Obama denies any role in government’

Satire: President declares he has zero tolerance for anything to do with governing

Satirist Andy Borowitz usually shoots most of his zingers at Republicans but, reacting to Pres. Obama to have been out of the loop on most of the developments connected to the controversies plaguing his administration over the past week, Borowitz wrote a spoof that begins:

“President Obama used his weekly radio address on Saturday to reassure the American people that he has ‘played no role whatsoever’ in the U.S. government over the past four years.

‘Right now, many of you are angry at the government, and no one is angrier than I am,’ he said. ‘Quite frankly, I am glad that I have had no involvement in such an organization.’