Speaking about his vanquished 2008 rival, the president said, “That’s how a classic romantic comedy goes, right? You know — initially you’re not getting along, and then you keep on bumping into each other.” The line caught some laughs from the audience.
Leno followed, “What changed? Who saw the light?”
Obama responded that he and McCain, an Arizona Republican senator, still have many philosophical differences, but he believed McCain had integrity.