The 2013 White House Correspondents’ Dinner came and went on Saturday night. As is usually the case after this event takes place, most of the coverage about it can be split into two categories: Media folks who attended it gave it glowing reviews; Media folks who didn’t attend it called it a useless nerd prom.
Regardless of which camp you fall into, though, it is undeniable that this little shindig has one big highlight every year: The President’s speech.
Last year, President Obama was universally applauded for his stand-up routine, and expectations were high heading into last night. How’d he do? Decide for yourselves: