Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Joe Biden: Between Two Veeps (Video)

Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Joe Biden: Between Two Veeps (Video)

Julia Louis-DreyfusVeep
is absolutely brilliant this season, the smartest and most pointed
political satire on television (and that includes Stewart and Colbert). Her
filmed introduction to the President’s speech at the White House Correspondents
Dinner was gentler, but then her co-star was the real Vice President, joining the fictional Selena Meyer. Joe Biden,
already a guest star on Parks and
Recreation
, knows how to send up  his
image just enough so there’s no real damage. (Or his staff, obviously more
efficient than Selena Meyer’s, does.)

Take a look at what might be the most successful of the
night’s comedy, with a couple of Washington cameos. 

Joel McHale’s material was often lame, except for a long parody
of the Chris Christie bridge scandal, in which McHale pretended to recover from
a Christie fat-joke by appointing a committee of himself  to investigate why he didn’t know about the
joke he just told.

The President’s material was uneven too. But he seemed to
enjoy some especially pointed jabs at Fox News. “You’ll miss me when I’m
gone,” he told the channel’s reporters. “It will be harder to convince
the American public that Hillary is Kenyan.”

 

 

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