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  • -Now, you are respected for your leadership,

  • so I thought that we'd have some fun by asking you,

  • once and for all, to settle some of the biggest debates

  • of all time. Does that sound okay?

  • -Yeah, I don't think this is fun. This is serious.

  • -Yeah. That's right.

  • Let's do it. -And I'm prepared.

  • -It is time for "Obama Settles It."

  • ♪ -Ohh, Obama settles it

  • Obama settles it

  • -Ow! First issue --

  • -I like the little lead-in, by the way.

  • -Not bad, that was -- -That was pretty good.

  • I might use that at home.

  • -[ Laughs ]

  • The Roots really went for it. -At dinner.

  • -Yeah. Alright. First issue.

  • Does the person flying in the middle seat get both armrests?

  • -No. -Yeah.

  • -No. You know, they have to choose one.

  • -[ Laughs ]

  • If you're a righty, you -- yeah, you'd have to choose one.

  • Yeah. You can't get both. -You got to choose one.

  • You can't have both, no. -I agree. Good, settled.

  • Next -- Oh, I know where you're going to go with this.

  • New York style or Chicago deep dish?

  • -I'm going to go contrary to type on this.

  • -What?! -I love Chicago deep-dish pizza.

  • -Yes! -I love my hometown.

  • -Yes. -But New York style,

  • being able to fold it, walk while you're eating,

  • there's an efficiency element to it that,

  • I think, puts it over the top.

  • No offense, Chicago.

  • I love our pizza.

  • I'm just saying. -It's settled.

  • -New York's a little more practical.

  • Chicago deep dish is basically you have to sit down.

  • You eat it like lasagna, right? You can't be walking around.

  • -It almost feels the same weight of your book.

  • One slice of Chicago deep dish.

  • I do love it as well.

  • Follow-up to this question, and this is --

  • I think this is another no-brainer.

  • -This is a no-- No pineapple.

  • I'm from Hawaii and I know you can't have pineapple on a pizza.

  • -Thank you. Thank you. This is fantas--

  • -That's just wrong.

  • -It is. Yeah.

  • No. Good. Sorry I even asked. Alright.

  • -I settled that. Next.

  • -This comes up every December.

  • Is "Die Hard" a Christmas movie?

  • -No. -Yeah, I agree.

  • -No, "It's A Wonderful Life" is a Christmas movie.

  • -That's right.

  • -"Charlie Brown Christmas" is a Christmas movie.

  • "Die Hard" is an action flick

  • that happens to involve, tangentially, Christmas.

  • -This is unbelievable.

  • This is the best interview I've ever done.

  • Alright. Next.

  • Is it okay to put ketchup on eggs?

  • -No. -[ Laughs ]

  • -Next. -[ Laughs ]

  • Got it. Should the -- -That's wrong. Next.

  • -Should the toilet roll hang under or over?

  • -Over. -Yeah.

  • -It's got to be over. -Yep, I agree.

  • -Tears off easier. Neater.

  • -The other thing is silly. It's a mistake.

  • Yeah, I agree. -It's a mistake.

  • -Is a hot dog a sandwich?

  • -No, a hot dog's a hot dog.

  • -[ Laughs ]

  • -A sandwich is a sandwich.

  • -Even the way you said that was perfect.

  • A hot dog is a hot -- Someone's going to remix that

  • into, like, a dance jam.

  • Hot dog's a hot dog.

  • Alright. How do you pronounce the word

  • at the bottom of my screen?

  • -Pe-cahn.

  • -Okay. Okay.

  • -Oh, are you disagreeing with me on this?

  • You go with the "pee-can" thing?

  • -Yeah, pee-can. I mean, I'm not even really --

  • I'm not -- -Pee-can.

  • -I'm not even a fan of the pecan, even though that rhymes.

  • But pe-cahn sounds snooty to me.

  • Snooty nut. -[ Laughs ]

  • It's a little snooty? It's a little elitist?

  • -It's vas. It's face vas.

  • [ Laughter ]

  • -Alright. -Oh, how about this one?

  • Edge pieces, brownies.

  • The best or the worst?

  • -Best.

  • -Yeah, I agree with you, too.

  • -A little crunch. -Yep.

  • -The sort of sugar crystallizes a little bit.

  • -Yep, I agree. -It's nice.

  • -I agree. I love it, too.

  • Take a look at this.

  • Is the Mona Lisa smiling?

  • -Slightly. -[ Laughs ]

  • -It's the Mona Lisa smile, of course.

  • It's a Mona Lisa smile. It's a type of smile.

  • -She's got secrets.

  • -It's a sly, secretive, "cat ate the canary" smile.

  • -Uh-huh. I agree. -That's what's going on.

  • -Yep. Next, is cereal a soup?

  • [ Laughs ]

  • -[ Laughing ] What?

  • -I mean, it's like a liquid in a bowl --

  • -I mean, some of these were actual controversies.

  • This one, no. What does that mean?

  • -Sorry. I don't know how that got in there.

  • -Come on. Move on. Next. -I'm sorry.

  • I don't even know how that got in there.

  • -That's terrible. -I agree.

  • Should you tell someone

  • if there's food stuck in their teeth?

  • -Yes. -Yeah.

  • -Unless it's somebody you don't like.

  • -[ Laughs ]

  • -And then you might just kind of let 'em suffer a little bit.

  • It's a small, little bit of --

  • -It's a small jab. -You know, little, small --

  • small bit of shade that you can throw.

  • -Yeah, I agree. -Without big moral implications.

  • But if you care about them, yeah, obviously.

  • -Yeah. If you made a sandwich,

  • would you cut the sandwich diagonally or horizontally?

  • You have to cut it.

  • -I was about to ask.

  • I tend not -- -[ Laughs ]

  • -I always think, you know, the people who cut the sandwich,

  • I admire them because I think, oh, you know, wow.

  • You -- You -- -Wow. You went the extra step.

  • -That seems like, probably,

  • what I should do, and, yet, I never do it.

  • -No, me neither.

  • -But I guess, if I had to cut it,

  • maybe I'd go with the diagonal because there's something about

  • the point of the -- the pointy edge of the sandwich

  • that you can put in your mouth a little bit...

  • -It's an angle. It's a good bite.

  • -...more efficiently. There's an angle.

  • -Yeah, it's like the edge of the brownie.

  • I wish I wrote that one down.

  • It's like I'm talking into a mirror is what it's like.

  • [ Laughter ]

  • Finally, last one. One more.

  • Is the glass half empty or half full?

  • -It is always half full.

  • -You heard it here first.

  • Thank you, President Barack Obama,

  • for settling the biggest

  • and most important debates of all time.

  • "A Promised Land" is out now, everybody.

  • We'll be right back with more "Tonight Show."

  • Thank you so much! -Thank you, Jimmy.

-Now, you are respected for your leadership,

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President Obama Picks New York-Style Pizza Over Chicago Deep Dish

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