Watch Barack Obama Give Kanye West Some Campaign Advice At DNC Fundraiser

Barack Obama and Kanye West both appeared at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser in San Francisco today, and before Kanye performed, the President took the opportunity to offer the 2020 presidential hopeful some free political advice. Firstly, “You’ve gotta spend a lot of time dealing with some strange characters who behave like they’re on a reality TV show…so you’ve gotta be cool with that,” Obama joked. “Second, saying that you have a ‘beautiful dark twisted fantasy,’ that’s what’s known as ‘off-message’ in politics…There are a lot of people who have lost their congressional seats saying things like that.” And finally, he asked, “Do you really think that this country’s gonna elect a black guy from the South Side of Chicago with a funny name to be President of the United States? That is crazy! That’s cray!” Watch below via ABC7 News.

During today’s DNC fundraiser in San Francisco, President Obama offered three pro tips to Kanye West, who recently said he wanted to run for president. Details here: LIKE if this video made you laugh.

Posted by ABC7 News on Saturday, October 10, 2015

Kim and Kanye seem pretty confident about Kanye’s chances of becoming the 46h POTUS, though:

Unfortunately, but not unexpectedly, Kanye didn’t end up debuting any new SWISH material at the show, but you can watch fan-shot footage of his entire set below.