Watch All of President Obama’s Mic-Dropping Correspondents’ Dinner Speech
Watch All of President Obama's Correspondents' Dinner Speech
Last night was President Obama’s final Correspondents’ Dinner, and the President went out with a bang, roasting everyone from Trump to Prince George. He thanked Vice President Joe Biden (for “not shooting someone in the face,” among other things); discussed the changing media landscape of journalism; shared his love for Helen Mirren (“I don’t even have a joke for that. I just think Helen Mirren is awesome”); and shared his thoughts on the ongoing presidential race (“I’m a little hurt Trump isn’t here tonight […] is this dinner too tacky for the Donald?”).
The President also devoted some of his speech to honoring the First Lady, who, as he demonstrated through some compelling photographic evidence, has not been aged by her time in the White House, and ended with an amazing “Couch Commander” sketch between him and Biden.
The Nightly Show‘s Larry Wilmore had the daunting task of following the POTUS’ act, and didn’t shy away from skewering the President along with other notable guests in attendance, like Senator Bernie Sanders and CNN’s Don Lemons. Wilmore also addressed whiteness in media, Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, and the iconic performers that we’ve lost so far in 2016.
What did you think of Wilmore and Obama’s speeches?
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