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Baltimore, STAND UP! Who knew? President Barack Obama is a fan of the popular HBO drama The Wire President Obama sat down with the creator of The Wire, David Simon, to discuss the challenges law enforcement face and the consequences communities bear from the war on drugs.

President Obama opened the interview by saying:

“I’m a huge fan of The Wire. I think it’s one of the greatest not just television shows but pieces of art in the last couple of decades. I was a huge fan of it.”

Watch the White House interview:



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