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I was surprised to see little mention of this, so here you are.

I caught it a few minutes ago on CSPAN.

Mr. Colbert set the bar high lo, all those years ago, so I'm not holding high expectations for Jimmy Kimmel as this year's feature roaster. I hope he does good.

President Obama's best zinger was a closing punch tailing general statements about his parents' places of birth. ‎"Of course, I was born in Hawaii," Obama finished, then flashed a hilarious wink-with-side-nod to an imaginary conspirator.

UPDATE (7:22 PM PST): Into Kimmel for five minutes, and President Obama still owns the best gut-busters. Giving it time...

7:27 PM PT: Kimmel, to the hard-right wing: "You know what the difference is between Bill Maher and Rush Limbaugh? Bill Maher's viewers know he's an asshole." Good one.

7:29 PM PT: That was one bad ending to a titanic riff on Rachel Maddow.

7:31 PM PT: Speculation: that what Kimmel really wants to ask Captain Sullenberger is for him to land this crashing plane of an act.

7:34 PM PT: ... and a Stevie Wonder joke. Please brace yourselves in crash position.

7:38 PM PT: Kimmel does a sly turn on the tired "3 billion Chinese can't be wrong" in a reference to Current TV, by saying that he doesn't turn to 'Channel One Million.'

7:43 PM PT: And now, Ed Henry. Damn, we need ten more Stephen Colberts, birthed in the genetic soil of Mark Twain, and pronto.


8:53 PM PT: Thanks to marigold, for posting this video of President Obama's comic segment:

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