When President Obama announced the death of Osama Bin-Laden, it was not only a historic moment in the fight against terror, it also was the last presidential address ever to be reenacted for the press. This practice has been commonplace for elected officials since the advent of public media and dates back to Harry Truman, who would repeat his radio addresses to the press. Check out the Associated Press’s full story here.
Seth Meyers is on the comedic roll of a lifetime. He played the White House Correspondents dinner like a veteran, poking fun at Washington biggies including President Obama himself.
Hours after this performance, the news about Bin-Laden’s death was released, which gave Meyers great material for his Saturday Night Live skit Weekend Update. Check out the clip below: