When President Barack Obama gave an emotional tribute to the Queen for the Diamond Jubilee, he made sure to mention just how special it was that while prime ministers and presidents were constantly changing, the Queen’s reign “had endured.”

Well, if you think about it, there’s a pretty simple explanation for that one, and it’s not that special at all. Frankie Boyle got on his Twitter to give Obama a little lesson on English politics:

He’s got a point, Mr. President. Just how incredulous can a reign be when the only chance of it being lost is death? Are we to simply marvel at the fact that the Queen evades death day by day?

The rest of us had already had this one figured out, and a few chose to spit venom of their own about Obama:

Just what pointless title will he praise next?