12 Funniest Obama & Romney Jokes From Alfred E. Smith Charity Dinner

Mitt Romney, who was of course clad in white tie formal wear: It’s nice to finally relax and wear what Ann and I wear around the house.
President Obama told the crowd: Please take your seats, otherwise Clint Eastwood will yell at [you].
Romney: I was actually hoping the president would bring Joe Biden along this evening, because he’ll laugh at anything!
Obama: [I] felt really well rested after the nice long nap I had in the first debate. … There are worst things that can happen to you on your anniversary than forgetting to buy a gift!
Romney, discussing how he prepares for the debates, said his strategy was to find the biggest available straw man and mercilessly attack it; Big Bird didn’t even see it coming!
Obama: I particularly want to apologize to (MSNBC’s) Chris Matthews. Four years ago, I gave him a thrill up his leg; this time around I gave him a stroke.
Romney, explaining both candidates rely on crucial people: I have my beautiful wife, Ann; he has Bill Clinton.
Obama, discussing being attacked after his overseas trip in 2008 for being a celebrity, because I was so popular with our allies overseas. And I have to say I’m impressed with how Governor Romney has avoided that problem.
Romney on NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo having aspirations for higher office: Let me get this straight. The man has put in one term as a governor, he has a father who happened to be a governor, and he thinks that’s enough to run for president!
Obama on how the campaign seems to be dragging on forever: But Paul Ryan assured me that we’ve only been running for 2 hours and 50-something minutes!
Romney to the press, saying he had seen early reports from the dinner. Headline: ‘Obama Embraced by Catholics, Romney Dines with Rich People.’”
Obama: I’ve heard some people say, ‘Barack, you’re not as young as you used to be. Where’s that golden smile? Where’s that pep in your step?’ And I say, ‘Settle down, Joe, I’m trying to run a Cabinet meeting.’

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