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"President Obama, of course, everyone knows, has invited Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates and the police officer who arrested him to the White House for a beer. Of course, this could be trouble, because the last time Obama got a few beers in him, he bought General Motors." — Conan O'Brien

"If it goes well, then President Obama is going to invite Gov. and Mrs. Sanford to come up and have a beer." — David Letterman

“It's all part of Obama's new approach to diplomacy: 'How would they handle this on 'Cheers'?" — Jimmy Fallon

"He's going to try it with Jon and Kate, and he is going to try it with the Israelis and Hamas." — Letterman