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President Obama’s Remarks – 2015 White House Correspondents’ Dinner (C-SPAN)

Via NPR – here are eight Obama jokes that stood out from the 2015 White House Correspondents Dinner: 1. The “Bucket” List: Obama said he’s asked, ” ‘Do you have a bucket list?’ I say, well I have something that rhymes with bucket.” Immigration executive action? “Bucket!” he deadpanned. Stricter climate rules. “Bucket!” 2. Those Grey Hairs: “I look so old John Boehner‘s already invited Netanyahu to speak at my funeral.” Meanwhile, First Lady Michelle Obama looks great, he said. “I ask her her secret. She says, [Obama employing a nasally voice] ‘Fresh fruits and vegetables.’ It’s aggravating.” He also lamented that he has so much to do, like negotiate with Iran, “all while finding time to pray five times a day.” President Barack Obama brings out actor Keegan-Michael Key from Key & Peele to play Luther, Obama’s “Anger Translator” during the White House Correspondents dinner. 3. “Arrogant And Aloof”: “People say I’m arrogant and aloof,” the president said. “Some people are so dumb.” 4. End of Times: “Michele Bachmann predicted I would bring about the …