Dana Carvey Does Barack Obama (Video)
Dana Carvey debuts his Obama impression on “The Tonight Show” with Jay Leno:
The bit about having to explain to the audience who Jimmy Stewart and Ronald Reagan were is amusing as well. And it’s not just affect: It’s true. Back in my teaching days, one of the things I always tried to remind myself is that anything that happened more than four or five years ago was completely meaningless as a reference point for the students.
Bonus coverage: Carvey does Al Gore and others:
Carvey’s as good with impressions as anyone since Rich Little. If he weren’t such a nice guy, though, he’d get accused (unfairly) of racism for some of his ethnic gags.