As he often does, Obama said he is not a fan of television news, though he admitted to liking Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart, whom he called "brilliant." ''It's amazing to me the degree to which he's able to cut through a bunch of the nonsense," the president said.
As for his own pop talents, Obama was matter-of-fact about his two acclaimed though abbreviated moments of public singing — once at the Apollo Theater in New York and the other at a blues tribute at the White House.
"I can sing," he said confidently. "I wasn't worried about being able to hit those notes."
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