What is this about?

Endless Loop

“This is the White House, how may I direct your call.”

“I’d like to speak to the president.”

“One moment, sir. I’ll connect you.”

“You’ve reached the White House, how may I direct your call.”

“I’m calling to speak to the president.”

“The president?”

“Yes.”

The. President.”

“Of the United States, that’s right.”

“As you wish, sir. And who shall I say is calling?”

“Archibald Foster.”

“And may I inquire as to what this is regarding?”

“Well, it’s of a personal nature.”

“I see Mr. Forrester…”

“Foster.”

“Excuse me, Mr. Foster. You do understand the president is a very busy man.”

“Indeed, but I won’t be but a minute.”

“A minute.”

“Yes.”

“Fine Mr. For — Foster. I’ll see if the president of the United States is available to take your call.”

“Thank you.”

“Hold please.”

“This is the White House, how may I direct your call.”

“I was holding for the president.”

“Were you now.”

“Yes. I need to speak to him.”

“Right. Hold the line.”

“This is the White House, how may I help you.”