- Comic-in-Chief May 4
President Obama took his annual turn as comic-in-chief Saturday night at the White House Correspondents' Dinner, mocking his Republican foes in Congress, bemoaning Washington gridlock — which he blamed on New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) — and even taking a few shots at himself.
"I usually start these dinners with a few self-deprecating jokes," he said. "After my stellar 2013, what could I possibly talk about?"
He then quipped that the past year was so embarrassing for the White House that, "the 47 percent called Mitt Romney to apologize." And referencing the flawed ObamaCare launch, he said his slogan went from "Yes we can," to "control, alt, delete," the keyboard shortcut for a hard reboot.
The whole bit is worth a watch. Stick around for the bonus cameo from Kathleen Sebelius — the former Health and Human Services secretary whom some blamed for the early ObamaCare woes — who tried to help Obama sort out a technical snafu during his speech. --Jon Terbush
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