Full Text Obama Presidency April 27, 2013: President Barack Obama’s Speech at the 2013 White House Correspondents’ Dinner Excerpts

POLITICAL TRANSCRIPTS

OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

President Barack Obama’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner one-liners

Source: WaPo, 4-27-13

U.S. President Barack Obama smiles during the White House Correspondents Association Dinner in Washington April 27, 2013.(Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

U.S. President Barack Obama smiles during the White House Correspondents Association Dinner in Washington April 27, 2013.(Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

“I look in the mirror. I’m not the strapping young Muslim socialist I used to be. . . I still make rookie mistakes though. Out in California I said Kamala Harris is the best looking attorney general in the country. I got in trouble back home. Who knew Eric Holder was so sensitive?”

“David Axelrod works for MSNBC now. Which is a nice change of pace, considering MSNBC used to work for David Axelrod . . . I remember when BuzzFeed was just something I did in college around 2 a.m.”

“My job is to be president, yours is to be humble. Frankly, I think I’m doing my job better.”

“That’s Oprah money! You could buy an island and call it Nobama. Adelson would have been better off calling me up and offering me $100 million to drop out of the race. I probably wouldn’t have taken it. But I’d consider it.”

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