While touting investments in infrastructure during his State of the Union, President Obama ribbed members of Congress: "I know you want those job-creating projects, I've seen you all at ribbon-cuttings." There was scattered, halting laughter.
Obama waited a loooong time for laughs for that ribbon cutting joke #SOTU
— Daniel Malloy (@ajconwashington) February 13, 2013
As Brad Dayspring, a former spokesman for House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) was quick to point out:
So one dude laughed at Obama's Joke?#FAIL.
— Brad Dayspring (@BDayspring) February 13, 2013
The bad Obama joke is something of a tradition -- last year it was his crack about crying over spilled milk. (He was making a point about outdated regulations.)