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Monday, May 5, 2014

Here's Video of President Obama and Joel McHale Trying to Be Funny at the White House Correspondents' Dinner

Posted by Paul Constant on Mon, May 5, 2014 at 9:44 AM

Am I the only one who thinks President Obama was actually funnier than Joel McHale at the White House Correspondents' Dinner this year? I thought Obama's jokes about Cliven Bundy, Rand Paul, and CNN were pretty good, and that one punchline about Speaker Boehner facing Republican scorn was wonderful. McHale was awkward, too reliant on his notes, and he couldn't develop a rhythm to his monologue with all the endless asides. Not that any of this matters—everyone knows Stephen Colbert won the WHCD back in 2006. They should've just retired the whole event right then.

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