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(NEWSER)– Stephen Colbert's guest last night came for more than just an interview—he decided to take over the host chair, CNN reports.

President Obama performed "The Word," a segment during which Colbert typically comments on an issue while jokes appear on the side of the screen. "You've been taking a lot of shots at my job; I've decided to take a shot at yours," Obama told the host. "How hard can this be?" Given the show's presidential nature, "The Word" became "The Decree."


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