What happens when politics and Hollywood collide? Some epically good jokes.
At Saturday evening's White House Correspondents' Dinner, hosted by
While Scandal star
"I'm addicted to House of Cards,"
"I'm not going to spoil the shocking twist on House of Cards, but just know that it was so surprising that
To kick off festivities inside the dinner, a short video ran that had
"Yellow? Seriously?" the Veep star asked the real veep as he roared to her door. Then the two were off to raiding the executive wing's kitchen, where Michelle Obama walked in on them stealing ice cream.
"What are you doing?" quizzed the first lady. "What's in your mouth?"
"Carrots," mumbled Louis-Dreyfus.
But the real fun started once the president reached the podium.
"I admit it, last year was rough," said Obama. "Sheesh. At one point, 47 percent called
"In 2008 my slogan was 'Yes, we can!'" he continued. "In 2013, my slogan was: Control, alt, delete," he joked, skewering his administration's launch of Obamacare. Then, Obama flashed a photo of Frozen, noting Hollywood even "turned one of my biggest accomplishments into a feature film."
"Let's face the facts, you'll miss me when I'm gone," Obama directed to the Fox News table. "It will be harder for you to convince Americans that Hillary was born in Kenya."
USA TODAY guests
When McHale took over duties, he aimed straight at Obamacare's launch.
"It was so bad!" he said from the stage. "I don't even have an analogy, because the website is now an analogy that people use to describe other bad things. Boy that latest
A few of McHale's other best lines:
On Hillary running for office:
The room was packed with celebs, who alternately laughed and groaned at the barbs. USA TODAY guests included
Guest Mindy Kaling even had some wise words for all the kids tuning in. "Don't take naked photos," she advised.
Contributing: Ann Oldenburg, Alison Maxwell, Carly Mallenbaum, Cindy Clark, Haley Blum