This kid is incredible. Sidesplitting funny. I saw snippets of Jack Aiello’s performance on TV earlier today. His Bernie is spot-on, and it was very smart to finish with Sanders. This kid needs to be on Saturday Night Live.
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — An Illinois eighth-grader earned laughs and cheers — as well as a diploma — when he graduated from middle school.
Jack Aiello, who graduated last week from Thomas Middle School in the Chicago suburb of Arlington Heights, impersonated current and former presidential candidates in a speech to the school’s graduating class. Video of the speech has racked up more than 100,000 views in just more than a week.
‘‘We need a cinnamon roll revolution,’’ Aiello said in the voice of Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders.
Aiello also praised the school in the style of presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump.
‘‘Thomas has been such a great school,’’ he said. ‘‘Quite frankly, it’s been fantastic.’’
Aiello’s impressions of Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz, Trump, Sanders and President Barack Obama garnered laughs from the parents and students in attendance. More