What was supposed to be an off the record comment during a CNBC interview, ended up being heard everywhere after an ABC News anchor twittered it. “Pres. Obama just called Kanye West a ‘jackass’ for his outburst at VMAs when Taylor Swift won. Now THAT’S presidential,” wrote Terry Moran.

Just now, the audio recording made its way to the internets. Kanye was unavailable for comment because his caps lock is broken. Listen below.

[audio:http://theblemish.com/audio/2009/09/obama_kanye_jackass.mp3]