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Presidential Humor

By Dan Froomkin
9:45 AM ET, 06/22/2009

President Obama on Friday night was the headliner at the Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner -- the newly toned-down counterpart to the trashily excessive White House Correspondents Association Dinner.

Here is the video of Obama's routine. My favorite joke, by far: "I have to admit, though, it wasn’t easy coming up with fresh material for this dinner. A few nights ago, I was up tossing and turning, trying to figure out exactly what to say. Finally, when I couldn’t get back to sleep, I rolled over and asked Brian Williams what he thought."

Don't get the joke? Read this.

Politico's Mike Allen recounts Obama's "top ten quips."

And JibJab unleashed its latest animated video, this one called He's Barack Obama:

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