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David Letterman: Obama, Clinton, Bushes joke 'our long national nightmare is over'

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David Letterman ended his final Late Show with Foo Fighters, but the proceedings began with a slightly more stately vibe: George Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama all repeating Gerald Ford’s famous line, “Our long national nightmare is over.”

“You’re just kidding, right?” Letterman asked Obama at the end of the package. Obama’s response:

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