Obama on His Gray Hair: ‘I Still Look Good Though’

‘I was fishing for that compliment’

“We took on a student-loan system that was letting big banks be the middlemen on student loans. And so they were taking $10 billion -- tens of billions of dollars in unnecessary subsidies; we said we’ll cut out the middlemen, give the money directly to our students, the folks who need it. And back in 2009, when I had no gray hair -- (laughter) -- I had a little bit, but you couldn’t see it. (Laughter) And now you can see it. I still look good, though? Thank you. I was fishing for that compliment. (Laughter) Better? Okay. (Laughter) Where was I? I got all flushed. I was blushing a little bit.”

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