Tonight show opened Monday night with a message from newly-announced Dem White House hopeful, South Bend’s Mayor Pete Buttigieg, played by show host Jimmy Fallon.
“By age 14, I knew I wanted to be President of the Untied States – and boy, the two years since have just flown by!” he enthused.
“I’m a Rhodes Scholar, a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, and the two of the smartest kids in the world stacked on top of each other.
“I was so qualified to go to college, Harvard bribed me to go. That’s how got nickname The Reverse Aunt Becky,” Fallon said, in a Lori Loughlin joke.
“Buttigieg” acknowledged some voters wonder what a millennial president could bring to the table.
“This is the generation that served overseas,” Fallon/Mayor Pete argued. “This is the generation that’s fighting climate change. This is the generation that said ‘Hey! What if we put avocados on everything!”
“In the coming months, I plan on bringing common sense to the Democratic Party. I’ll speak to you in plain English, or in any of the 47 languages I know.”
Fallon debuted his election-cycle franchise, impersonating the hopefuls, last month when he impersonated Beto O’Rourke and his hysterical hands, announcing his White House bid.
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