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TODAY   |  December 16, 2013

Obama gets ‘fake’ interpreter (again) on ‘SNL’

President Obama was a focus on “Saturday Night Live” over the weekend, with Jay Pharoah portraying the president and Kenan Thompson spoofing the dubious skills of his South African sign language interpreter at a Nelson Mandela service.

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>> president obama got mixed up in a series of unfortunate events last week at nelson mandela 's funeral. all of that was perfect for our friends at snl.

>> i mean, first i got roped into taking a selfie with the blonde female danish prime minister . some people said michelle was angry at me for that but i talked to her afterwards and i can assure you, she was serious. i have been listening to what americans are saying. and some very valid concerns are being raised.

>> raise the roof .