Saturday Night Live alum Will Ferrell returned to his old stomping grounds to revive his role of President George W. Bush, whom polling suggests is remembered with increasing fondness in the age of Trump.
Trump “came in and suddenly I’m looking pretty sweet by comparison,” Ferrell’s Bush explains from the fake Oval Office where he relives his presidential glory days. “I’m suddenly popular AF, and a lot of people are saying, ‘Man, I wish George W. Bush was still our president right about now.'”
“So I just wanted to address my fellow Americans tonight and remind you guys that I was really bad,” he continues. “Like historically not good. So I get why you don’t like this current guy — heck, I voted for Jill Stein all the way — but please do not look back at my presidency and think, ‘This is how we do it.’ Don’t forget, we’re still in two different wars that I started Hey, hey, what has two thumbs and created ISIS? This guy.”
Watch the full skit below.