'Saturday Night Live' premiere: How do you like the new Obama? Watch Jay Pharoah's cold open

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jay-pharoah-barack-obama-snl.jpg "Saturday Night Live" ushered in a new presidential administration in its Sept. 15 season premiere when Jay Pharoah took the podium in place of outgoing impersonator Fred Armisen

After addressing "his" daughters and telling Sasha and Malia to go to bed, Pharoah's Barack Obama says, "I do that to remind you that I have two adorable young daughters and not five creepy adult sons," referring to his Republican opponent Mitt Romney.

Pharoah nearly nails POTUS' cadence and mannerisms, even in his rendition of the Sanford & Son theme song (to describe our economy) while interspersing clips of his "secret weapon" and "Christmas miracle" Jason Sudeikis' clownish Romney and Taran Killam as GOP VP candidate Paul Ryan.

Watch the cold open below and tell us what you think of the new presidential candidates! 

Photo/Video credit: NBC