Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel might be just warming the seat for Jack Aiello, a Chicago eighth grader whose graduation speech has gone viral because of his uncanny impressions of this year's presidential candidates.
To say the speech was a hit is an understatement: In the video, which has been viewed more than 88,000 times, almost every sentence is met with belly laughs, applause, or outright cheers from the audience.
No candidate was safe; he did impressions of Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton. Aiello started parodying his parents, but quickly "moved on to teachers at school and it developed to the point where he's very good at picking up mannerisms and tones".
But Aiello was scrupulously impartial with his impressions and had his audience in hysterics with his take on Hillary Clinton. Bernie Sanders, throwing in President Obama for good measure.
"As Donald Trump: "...and let me just tell you that Thomas has been a great school and quite frankly it's been excellent". I do have one improvement though: We need to make them free. "What we need is a cinnamon roll revolution".
The best speech writer was told they would have the honor of delivering their speech to the 350 other students in the graduating class.
Aiello is amusing, witty and dead-on with some of his impersonations.
Judging by the standing ovation Aiello received, his audience agreed.