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Obama: a triumph, a tour de force, a gripping romp

It’s widely agreed that Daniel Day Lewis is the Cliff Curtis of America: an actor with the ability to play a wide range of ethnicities, from Mohican to Irish to old American. But his latest foray into method acting is quite possibly his best yet: Obama. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQ-E08LuuxQ

Daniel Day Lewis assumed the identity of Obama (for the real dullards, it’s the opposite) as part of the White House Correspondents Dinner, an annual event that brings the press corp and the president together for a bit of much-needed levity in a typically serious realm. And here’s the whole speech. 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVtQ6i1jbsk

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