There are plenty of other sites around town that are devoted to coverage of Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner, so we won’t make it too much of a habit around here. However, there are some fun moments that are worth talking about thanks to the A-list media types gathered together for the dinner. In case you missed it, the funniest quips weren’t from the featured guest, a certain infamous talk show host by the name of Jay Leno: they came during President Obama’s remarks to the crowd.
Some of the best lines?
- “I’m glad to see the only person who’s ratings…fell more than mine is here tonight. Hey good to see you Jay.”
“I hear I am big on Twitter…Facebook….or, as Sarah Palin calls it “Socialized Media.”
According to a few notes from media critics, the zingers were thanks to The Daily Show writers, so let’s not get into a tizzy about taxpayer dollars for comedy scribes. Still, you have to give it to 44 for solid delivery, and, politics aside, its still a funny way to start to the week. Enjoy: