The White House Correspondents’ Dinner was tonight. President Obama told some jokes. Joel McHale told some jokes. None of these jokes were terribly funny, I thought. They weren’t awful, but they weren’t great. McHale sort of “went after” the Beltway types in the room (a la Colbert), which was neat, but I don’t think the jokes themselves were very funny. But who knows, really. Maybe they were? I don’t know. Maybe I’m just not in the right mood.
Here are the videos. Decide for yourself.
I’m genuinely curious what other people thought. Yay/Nay? Let me know in the comments.
Also, if Obama and McHale didn’t do it for you, here’s the funniest standup ever, Eddie Izzard’s Dress to Kill: