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Obama's Jokes at Correspondents' Dinner — Hit or Miss?

Main act Jay Leno had comedic competition at this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner. President Obama had no problem poking fun at his critics or popular culture figures, although word is he had some help from Daily Show writers. Check out some of the highlights, and let me know if you think Obama has a future in stand-up comedy once this whole president business is over.

"The following individuals shall be excluded from the indoor tanning tax within this bill. Snooki, J-WOWW, the Situation, and House Minority Leader John Boehner."

"So this is nothing new. But even though the mainstream press gives me a hard time, I hear that I'm still pretty big on Twitter, Facebook — or as Sarah Palin calls it, 'the socialized media.'"

"Unfortunately, John McCain couldn't make it. Recently he claimed that he had never identified himself as a maverick. And we all know what happens in Arizona when you don't have ID. Adios, amigos."

"Look, I feel for John. You know, we were on the road together and obviously had a hard-fought battle, and you learn, certainly at the national level, politics isn't easy. This year I've experienced my share of disappointments. For example, I had my heart set on the Nobel Prize — for Physics. But, hey, you can't win 'em all."

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