"99 Problems," Jay-Z's seminal drug-dealer-versus-police-canine anthem, has occupied a bizarre space in American culture. Many a listener has taken the track to mean that Jay-Z, the rapper, has lots of issues to deal with, but is thankful that a woman is not among them. Jay-Z took pains to explain that he was actually referring to a police canine that was on its way to inspect his car for drugs (which were definitely there). A law professor examined the banter between Jay's character and the officer and determined how accurately it depicted the law (hint: not that accurately).

And now Barack Obama's covering it -- almost. The president stars in the above video which uses clips of his own speech to fashion the hit single into an anti-Mitt Romney screed. It's blistering on Romney but doesn't exactly spare Obama, who comes off as brashly bragging about "plundering" and serving the "elite." The mic drop comes follow a sample of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a dream." O's rebuttal? "Well, I have a drone."

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  • Iman Crosson (aka Alphacat)

    After Obama made his <a href="http://gtcha.me/m0ZHzr" target="_hplink">triumphant post-Osama bin Laden killing speech</a>, YouTube's Alphacat put out the <a href="http://gtcha.me/lkyHkP" target="_hplink">far more entertaining hip hop version</a>.

  • Fred Armisen

    <em>SNL</em>'s official Obama has made many <a href="http://gtcha.me/k9krYy" target="_hplink">speeches</a> and given many <a href="http://gtcha.me/e1j89R" target="_hplink">interviews</a> over the years, but he's never been better than in Funny or Die's all-star Presidential reunion. [<a href="http://gtcha.me/dzN62e" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • Reggie Brown

    After he was <a href="http://bit.ly/jiiXFd" target="_hplink">prematurely removed from the stage at the Republican Leadership Conference</a>, Bill Maher invited Reggie Brown to <a href="http://gtcha.me/jg6IpD" target="_hplink">finish his act on <em>Real Time</em></a>.

  • Jordan Carlos

    In this July 4th video from CollegeHumor, Barack Obama sums up the events of the first half of 2011 with an elaborate BBQ metaphor. [<a href="http://gtcha.me/n9EGK5" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • Jay Pharoah

    Jay Pharoah may not get a chance to display his Obama impression on <em>SNL</em> (he's been focusing on <a href="http://www.hulu.com/watch/184584/saturday-night-live-returns-and-exchanges" target="_hplink">Denzel Washington</a>, <a href="http://www.hulu.com/watch/180975/saturday-night-live-jay-as-will-smith" target="_hplink">Will Smith</a>, and <a href="http://www.hulu.com/watch/194730/saturday-night-live-update-jay-pharoahs-thanksgiving-rap" target="_hplink">Jay-Z</a>) but he's <a href="http://gtcha.me/boJxO6" target="_hplink">clearly got the chops</a> if they eventually need him.

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