White House Correspondents’ Dinner: Write jokes for President Obama

In an annual time-honored Washington tradition, President Obama will take the podium at the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner this Saturday and try to make the star-studded crowd laugh.

Last year we asked you to submit joke suggestions for President Obama and the results were pretty hilarious. Check out the gallery below to see some of our favorite picks.


View Photo Gallery: Last year, we tapped readers to write (suggested) jokes for President Obama to tell at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Here are a few of our favorite wisecracks. You can watch the video of Obama’s 2011 speech to see if he took any cues from our jokesters. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters.

Think you can do better? Submit your jokes in the comment thread below.

We’re looking forward to reading your politically-themed bon mots, but remember to follow our discussion policy and note that we’ll be more active in moderating this comment thread, particularly posts that are not joke submissions.

Bethonie Butler is a producer and a reporter on The Post’s engagement team. She oversees online comments and has also contributed to The Style Blog and She The People.

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