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The Great Barack Obama Joke Contest!

Posted at 11:05 AM on July 29, 2008 by Sanden Totten (5 Comments)

There's something about Obama . . . that makes him really hard to poke fun at. He has no weird habits, no obvious defects. His race is a touchy subject. He hasn't had any major political embarrassments. And let's be honest, Democrats get a little sensitive when you rib their golden boy.

But that shouldn't stop us from roasting him anyway! Making fun of politicians is an important part of our political process! So with that in mind, In The Loop announced the Barack Obama Joke Contest! We asked folks to send us their best jabs at Obama. Here are some of the gems that rolled in:

Q: How many Obamas does it take to change a light bulb?
A. Only one, but it has to be a change the light bulb can believe in.

- Craig Kenworthy, Bozeman, MT

Q: What do the Leaning Tower of Pisa and Barack Obama have in common?
A: Both are shifting to the Right.

Q: How many Obama supporters does it take to read The New Yorker?
A: Dude, that's not funny.

- Andrew Magrath, Alliance, OH

Q: Why doesn't Barack Obama wear an American flag pin?
A: Because he's a Muslim terrorist, duh!

- Katie Manthey, Minneapolis, MN

Knock, Knock. / Who's there?
B'rock . . . / B'rock who?
If this place is B'rocking, don't come a knocking, just come on it!

-Paul Piculell, Elk River, MN

Got more Obama Jokes? Post them below. Also, we are issuing a new challenge: make a joke about McCain that doesn't have to do with his age! Let's see what you've got!

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UPDATE, NOV. 10, 2008: Because of massive traffic to this post since Obama's win, we have re-enabled comments. For now...

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