Voter’s Boyfriend to Obama: “Mr. President, Don’t Touch My Girlfriend”

President Barack Obama was in Chicago on Monday to cast an early vote for the midterm elections. He did so while standing next to fellow voter Aia Cooper. Cooper’s boyfriend, who was also standing nearby, issued a remarkable warning to the president:

“Mr. President, don’t touch my girlfriend.”

With Cooper laughing, but clearly mortified, the exchange that follows is just priceless. (Well played, Mr. President.) Watch below:

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