The creators of one a parody of Gotye’s hit single “Somebody That I Used To Know,” which was slightly critical of the expectations Barack Obama set when he ran in 2008 but failed to meet as president, appeared on CNN for what they surely thought was going to be a pleasant moment in the spotlight. But after they were interrogated about how they would have governed differently from the President, why they didn’t vote in 2008, whether their mild criticisms were even appropriate and who they planned to vote for in this cycle, the video’s creators knew just how wrong they were.
CNN anchor Alina Cho introduced the creators of the parody video, “The Obama That I Used To Know,” and played a clip from that video:
The parody is clearly a mild critique of the President and focuses on the well-worn theme that Obama’s supporters, once buoyed by the ’08 campaign’s slogans of hope and change, are now somewhat deflated after four years of governance.
Instead of doing a fluff interview with the comedic video’s creators, Cho became possessed by the spirit of Edward R. Murrow and opted to perform some hard-hitting journalism.
“Alright, it gets a laugh, but in all seriousness can you even articulate what you two would have done with Guantanamo,” Cho asked the recent college graduates. “What would you have done?”
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lol killing their own on TV. I dig it.