Daniel Doherty

As it happens, I stayed up later than I expected Saturday evening watching President Obama bash conservatives the oh-so-glamorous White House Correspondents Dinner. Certainly. I thought it was pretty funny at times (see below), but I'd also be lying if I said I didn’t find the whole spectacle a little distasteful. (Allahpundit’s snarky headline over at Hot Air, by the way, pretty much captures the essence of what this event, year after year, is really all about). Surprise.

Meanwhile, Sarah Palin had this to say about the festivities last night:

Yep, sounds about right. In any case, here are four comedic highlights you probably won’t want to miss:

(1) The “House of Cards” spoof:

(2) The “Joe Biden being Joe Biden” mash-up:

(3) Steven Spielberg’s forthcoming film “Obama

(4) And finally, the tail-end of Conan O’Brien’s keynote speech. Fast forward to the 24:10 mark:

Daniel Doherty

Daniel Doherty is Townhall's Deputy News Editor. Follow him on Twitter @danpdoherty.

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