Jay Pharoah As Barack Obama - And Those Who Played The Other 'SNL' Presidents
Will Ferrell/Chris Parnell/Darrell Hammond/Will Forte/Jason Sudeikis: George W.
Bush. Presidents that serve two terms generally outlive their SNL counterparts' careers on the show. GWB has had more comedians playing him on the live show than any other, but it was Will Ferrell's take on Bush during the 2000 presidential debates that received the most praise and one-liners ("strategery"). In the future, campaign strategists would work to keep their candidates from saying easily-riffed lines.