Having a nerd president is the best. Yesterday Obama was out on the White House lawn for a rally to support his hometown of Chicago in its bid for the 2016 Olympics, an event that included a fencing demonstration where he totally picked up a lightsaber and engaged in mock battle.

This may, possibly, be even better than him calling Kanye a jackass.

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If you are inspired enough that you want to reenact this yourself with an Obama vs. Darth Vader action figure battle, don't worry -- Japan already has you covered.

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