'Barack the bomb thrower' (UPDATED!)
11:41 AM, Sep 9, 2008 • By RICHARD STARR
According to CBS News's Maria Gavrilovic, Barack Obama "used comedy to mock and ridicule the McCain-Palin ticket" during a town hall meeting in Michigan last night and "got a lot of laughs."
Here are some of the jokes:
Guess you had to be there.
UPDATE by Dean Barnett: My friend and colleague Richard Starr is obviously unfamiliar with the fact that "Barack the Bomb Thrower" has been a staple character of comedy since the glory days of Vaudeville. My favorite Barack the Bomb Thrower joke goes something like this:
I think we can all agree that it's good to see Obama finally loosen up on the campaign trail and have some fun.