Barack Obama is Very Barack Obama-y on 2001 Episode of 'Check, Please!'

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Ivy League law schools aren't the only places you can find a future president, as one Redditor found when stumbling upon this forgotten 2001 appearance by then-Illinois state senator, Barack Obama, on PBS' Check, Please!

Three years before the rousing DNC speech that shot him to national fame, Obama talks diplomatically about cornbread and peach cobbler. He even manages to work in a talking point about small business owners! Some things never change...