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Mean Tweets: President Obama Edition

President Obama reads a few mean tweets on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
President Obama on Jimmy Kimmel Live

President Barack Obama talks with Jimmy Kimmel during a Jimmy Kimmel Live! video taping in Los Angeles, Calif. March 12, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Here at the White House, President Obama is always looking for new ways to engage with the public -- respond to a few letters, meet a few new faces, or read a few mean tweets. 

Last night, late-night host Jimmy Kimmel graciously offered the President that unique opportunity. Check it out: 

It was a wide-ranging interview, in which President Obama shared his thoughts on race relations in America, his plans to help make college more affordable, and U.S. intelligence on extraterrestrials.

Take a look at a few of the more candid moments from the interview:

On Ferguson:

"We shouldn't be complacent about the very real existence of problems out there, but we shouldn't despair and think nothing's changed. If people of good will -- which is the overwhelming majority of Americans -- are working together, these are problems we can solve." 

On the Student Aid Bill of Rights:

"Everybody understands that the economy is now based on your skills, your knowledge. ... Young people understand that, the problem is [college is] also becoming more and more expensive." 

On Area 51:

"I can't reveal anything."