Obama Cracks Netanyahu, Iran Jokes at White House Correspondents’ Dinner


obama10The correspondents’ association dinner is the night the president does stand-up comedy to raise money for scholarships for young journalists – and provides tongue-in-cheek payback for those already on the job as well as political opponents. A few of the presidential zingers tossed out by Barack Obama on Motzoei Shabbos:

– “It is no wonder that people keep pointing out how the presidency has aged me. I look so old, John Boehner’s already invited Netanyahu to speak at my funeral.”

– “I still have to fix a broken immigration system, issue veto threats, negotiate with Iran. All while finding time to pray five times a day. Which is strenuous.”

– “Just this week Michele Bachmann actually predicted that I would bring about the biblical end of days. Now, that’s a legacy.”

– “I have one friend … just a few weeks ago she was making millions of dollars a year, and she’s now living out of a van in Iowa.” That was a crack about presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, who campaigned in Iowa in a van nicknamed Scooby.

– “The polar vortex caused so many record lows they renamed it MSNBC.”

– “Donald Trump is here – still.”

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  1. they had a hired comedian. you should have heard her. she had a joke for every politician in the room of thousands of people. I heard the entire speech including jokes on both Obama & his wife. except they are both a REAL joke 24-7