What I learned from President Obama - Smarter Every Day 151

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Comments • 6 352

  • Franco la porta
    Franco la porta  6 hours back

    obamium

    • Jeffery
      Jeffery  1 weeks back

      DESTIN FOR PRESIDENT!

      • someguy099 [ADMISSION]
        someguy099 [ADMISSION]  2 weeks back

        Trump wouldn't say yes to be interviewed.

        • AMRAN
          AMRAN  2 weeks back

          News: Trump is getting impeached
          Youtube: You might like Obama

          • Thomas Morel Photography

            Thank you, Destin! This hit right home.

            • Red Command
              Red Command  3 weeks back

              Finally... Obamium!

              • Dmitri Jefisov
                Dmitri Jefisov  3 weeks back

                All is great!.. and I've got 10% charge left on my phone which I'm using for "probably nothing" .. (Thanks "auto-type" you help me a lot!)

                But, Destin, I think you are flaming too much, by calling Mr. President Obama a "Most Powerful Man In the World", at least 3 times in 8 min video - LOOOAAAds would disagree!.. Why to emphasis that so much? Moreover, do we really need a "Most Powerful Man In the World"?..

                • OFFICIAL YMS
                  OFFICIAL YMS  3 weeks back

                  try interviews trump

                  • Pale Zombie
                    Pale Zombie  3 weeks back

                    Top 5 U.S. President’s in no particular order.
                    1) Washington
                    2) Lincoln
                    3) FDR
                    4) Obama
                    5) Tied - Clinton/Jefferson/JFK/T-Roosevelt/Jackson

                    • Kelly Buck
                      Kelly Buck  3 weeks back

                      You're so lucky you got to meet Obama let alone sit and have an interview with him. Just to shake his hand and thank him is on my bucket list.

                      • Kelly Buck
                        Kelly Buck  3 weeks back

                        I'm an american citizen but I generally don't watch a lot of regular american news, because of propaganda. I watch some of pbs, and bbc. I feel I get a better idea of what's really happening, when I see it from the prospective of people not living in the USA. I have a lot of respect for the Obamas and wish I could meet him and Michelle to tell them both that in person. I'd also like thank him for the many college grants he added to the total of funds available fulfilling his campaign promise to help give more people a chance to go to college. I am 1 of the people he helped. I'm glad the rule of only 2 terms served is there for any president, but I do wish he could've had a 3rd, especially given who won. I'm an independent. Even if I was a republican I still wouldn't have voted for Trump. He's to selfish, greedy, heartless, racist, cruel, and is a very loud, big mouthed, loose cannon. Not someone I'd trust with national security and my life. I think given the chance he'd sell all state secrets to the highest bidder if he could. All things I knew about him from watching him on tv and reading about him over the years long before he chose to run for president on a whim and a dare with his friend. Which tells me he doesn't take it seriously enough to deserve the respected position. It is just a means to him to get more money and publicity. Nothing more. He doesn't care about the well being of American people at all which is the basic point of his job. To lead and care for us. He does neither.

                        • KwikSix
                          KwikSix  3 weeks back

                          I have so much respect for u as a person just watching your videos even though I am not much of a science guy I strive to be u... you truly influence me and u make my day much better and I truly feel smarter every day. Have a great day if u are reading this... U MAKE THE DAY GREAT

                          • TomtheMagician21
                            TomtheMagician21  4 weeks back

                            What’s his last name

                            • kawasaki000000000000
                              kawasaki000000000000  1 months back

                              What is that thing on the wall that the leds keep changing

                              • Brian Nzoka
                                Brian Nzoka  1 months back

                                Have you had one with Trump?

                                • rafasan123
                                  rafasan123  1 months back

                                  I'm glad there's people like you around!

                                  • SIDDHARTH C T
                                    SIDDHARTH C T  1 months back

                                    you are not a "common citizen" as far as all we know

                                    • Brandon Tran
                                      Brandon Tran  1 months back

                                      Wow nice video! Most people do stick to one side. I indeed look for the facts and I enjoy hearing opposing views so I can be more informed. Being civil is hard for most people.

                                      • Juvia Sama
                                        Juvia Sama  1 months back

                                        This dude has literally done everything at this point

                                        • Chris Guilliamse
                                          Chris Guilliamse  1 months back

                                          obamium acquired

                                          • Samuel Porter
                                            Samuel Porter  1 months back

                                            Ah, you ended with a sliderule. So much respect man!

                                            • peepee poopoo
                                              peepee poopoo  1 months back

                                              "for some reason i wasn't nervous "

                                              walks into interview: sweating uncontrollably

                                              • Fardad
                                                Fardad  1 months back

                                                If you do the same with Trump, not only you don't learn anything, but also you forget about respectfulness COMPLETELY!

                                                • J J
                                                  J J  2 months back

                                                  Hmm

                                                  • J J
                                                    J J  2 months back

                                                    Flip this now... Would a Democrat or left leaning person be as cordial to President Trump? Nope! They’d make an excuse on why he makes them act the way they do or why he deserves to be treated the way they treat him or anyone they don’t agree with! That’s not what America is about! It’s what leftist of the 60’s indoctrinated the boomers with & they instilled to the youth 2 Generations since!

                                                • Adam L
                                                  Adam L  2 months back

                                                  Destin you definitely have the right head. - A fan

                                                  • _ Mike _
                                                    _ Mike _  2 months back

                                                    He doesn't look that powerful bet I could take him

                                                    • Gamesux
                                                      Gamesux  2 months back

                                                      If i had the opportunity to interview obama, i would ask him if he ever thought about making a gaming youtube channel.

                                                      • Stephanie Huesler
                                                        Stephanie Huesler  2 months back

                                                        Your Reepicheep reference could also have been Romans 12:18. :-) Great video!

                                                        • Elijah Hua
                                                          Elijah Hua  2 months back

                                                          Who’s peter thill 😂

                                                          • The7Dark
                                                            The7Dark  2 months back

                                                            Yap this comment section become political debate section

                                                            • Fernando P. S.
                                                              Fernando P. S.  2 months back

                                                              Amazing Destin!, this is my second episode after the laminar flow one and I really loved your content, warm regards for you too and I hope you do more videos about fluids and how do you became a rocket engineer!

                                                              • Chris Rimbey
                                                                Chris Rimbey  2 months back

                                                                Hired by Google!!! 😳

                                                                • CuRv Pooo
                                                                  CuRv Pooo  2 months back

                                                                  Does anyone even know Obama’s last name?

                                                                • ScienceGuy
                                                                  ScienceGuy  2 months back

                                                                  It’s 2019 and I never knew you interviewed Obama.

                                                                  • Carter Popple
                                                                    Carter Popple  2 months back

                                                                    I wish everyone could just restart all of their political views and use this ideology with everything. Let’s work together we’re all on the same team and we have the same goal what’s wrong with giving that a shot?

                                                                    • MIKNO
                                                                      MIKNO  2 months back

                                                                      You should have asked him what his last name is

                                                                      • Kaileb West
                                                                        Kaileb West  2 months back

                                                                        Well did you learn Obama's last name?

                                                                        • Ahnaf Muttaki Sakib
                                                                          Ahnaf Muttaki Sakib  2 months back

                                                                          So, you are a republican.

                                                                          • elf man
                                                                            elf man  2 months back

                                                                            Obama the worst and corrupt president in american history.

                                                                            • AshyKun
                                                                              AshyKun  2 months back

                                                                              But still,we don't know his last name.

                                                                              • Venkatesh Iyer
                                                                                Venkatesh Iyer  2 months back

                                                                                Nobody better than Obama

                                                                                • Alex
                                                                                  Alex  2 months back

                                                                                  watching this in oct 2019... can't click on the full interview :(

                                                                                  • Alex Lewis
                                                                                    Alex Lewis  2 months back

                                                                                    You can find it on the Obama administration white house YouTube channel

                                                                                • Jamie Loppy
                                                                                  Jamie Loppy  2 months back

                                                                                  Just to notify you it don't matter what country you're in you have a president. There is no president or any actual person that's been in office after that guy that caused the Watergate issue I can't remember his name. Either way I'm in Canada we have a prime minister but not of the world. The fact the kind of wonder if we're still Canada or even a country but are the way in the video is amazing

                                                                                  • Avid YP
                                                                                    Avid YP  2 months back

                                                                                    Thats true. Except for one thing.. Vladimir Putin is and most powerful man in the world.

                                                                                    Ill be waiting for that interview.

                                                                                    • Avid YP
                                                                                      Avid YP  2 months back

                                                                                      @ralph sampson Putin has kept the world out of world war 3 while the US has pushed the world closer to it. Thats power.

                                                                                    • ralph sampson
                                                                                      ralph sampson  2 months back

                                                                                      Funny, I that hit me, too. I know everyone says the US President (position; not the person) is the most powerful but, is he? What is power?
                                                                                      Is it influence?
                                                                                      Is it the ability to kill anybody at any time for any reason?
                                                                                      Is it the one with the most money?
                                                                                      Is it physical strength?
                                                                                      Is it the ability to change others' opinions?
                                                                                      Hmmmm......

                                                                                  • Genius For Bear ScienScribe BOOKS

                                                                                    Destin is a scientists and analyses things in a real ( Scientific) way. I love scientific Americans from Pakistan

                                                                                    • stevecytfme
                                                                                      stevecytfme  2 months back

                                                                                      How'd you get away with "shooting (shot)" something in the White House? Maybe you should have said that you "filmed" something:). Anyway, great video, as always buddy. Love your work, and appreciate all the time you invest in doing all that is required to keep bringing us great work all the time. I know it must be very taxing and stressful at times, but you just keep cranking them out! You obviously have a very supportive wife and your kids I'm sure have fun with you making a lot of the videos. I'm sure that when you're up late at night editing and figuring things out, it can be quite daunting, and you've probably questioned your sanity on several occasions. Hang in there, and keep up the great work man!

                                                                                      • Sheldon Bass
                                                                                        Sheldon Bass  2 months back

                                                                                        I'm officially impressed. I hope I'm getting smarter every day, because I'm certainly not getting any younger.

                                                                                        • bmarshy2303
                                                                                          bmarshy2303  2 months back

                                                                                          You missed the perfect opportunity to ask his last name!