It isn't by chance that certain presidents have freely chatted away tasteful humorous words encompassed with the diplomatic ones. Work of pure destiny is what I call it. After all, providing the listeners with joy isn't what being the President of the United States is about. However, these Presidents did an amazing task of giving us all a good laugh while serving their country.
Here is a listicle of the best jokes as told by the US Presidents.
PS: I hear you, Obama. For the record, you nailed your stand-up comedy at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner. Absolutely, nailed it.
"I have a lot more material prepared, but I have to get the Secret Service home in time for their new curfew."
"Cheney's a good man. He's got a good heart. [Pause] Well, he's a good man."
"Over the last few months I've lost 10 pounds. Where did they go? Why haven't I produced them to the independent counsel? How did some of them manage to wind up on Tim Russert?"
"People say I'm indecisive, but I don't know about that."
"'Make love not war'? By the looks of you, you don't look like you could do much of either."
"So dumb he can't fart and chew gum at the same time."
"Some men are graduated from college cum laude, some are graduated summa cum laude, and some are graduated mirabile dictu."
"At a time when funds for the defense budget may be cut, it's comforting to see so many of the big guns from your industry still getting loaded."
"Let me make one thing perfectly clear. I wouldn't want to wake up next to a lady pipefitter."
"I don't see anything wrong with giving Bobby a little legal experience before he goes out on his own to practice law."
"Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt."