When President Obama wants to reach young people to talk about the ever-more-threatened piece of his legacy known as Obamacare, he often turns to comedians and late-night hosts.

So it's not all that remarkable that he'd have been doing just that Monday night on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, where he argued that Americans should sign up now for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act, even though it's likely to be repealed under a Trump administration, because they'd at least get a year of coverage.

What was remarkable was the moment when Noah, a South African who, like the president, has both a black parent and a white one, asked Obama about how he talks about race, and the navigation required to do so while not alienating people who may not have shared his experiences. (Question comes at 15 minutes, 13 seconds.)


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