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Comedian in chief

As is tradition, President Obama played stand-up comic at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner Saturday. A few of his jokes:

"It's been quite a year since I've spoken here last. Lots of ups, lots of downs. Except for my approval ratings, which have just gone down. But that's politics; it doesn't bother me. Besides, I happen to know that my approval ratings are still very high in the country of my birth."

"I wasn't sure I should actually come tonight. Biden talked me into it. He leaned over to me and said, 'Mr. President, this is no ordinary dinner. This is a big BLEEP-ing meal.'"

"Jonas Brothers are here. . . . Sasha and Malia are huge fans. But, boys, don't get any ideas. Two words for you: predator drones. You will never see it coming."

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