COOPER: "You say you were a lackadaisical student, a passionate basketball of limited talent, and an incessant, dedicated partier. 'No student government for me, no Eagle Scouts or interning at the local congressman’s office.'"
OBAMA: "No, look, I was — I have to be careful not to overstate. I was not, you know, going around, you know, beating kids up — "
COOPER: "I get it."
OBAMA: " — and, you know, setting things on fire. But I understood what it meant to not have a father in the house. I understood what it meant to be in an environment in which you were an outsider.”