Ed Team

The politics of Alfred E. Smith and the ears of Alfred E. Neuman

Filed By Ed Team | October 17, 2008 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: Alfred E. Smith, Alfred Smith Memorial Dinner, Catholic charities, funny McCain speech, funny Obama speech, Obama and McCain

"I do love the Waldorf Astoria though. You know, I hear that from the doorstep, you can see all the way to the Russian Tea Room. It is an honor to be here with Al Smith. I obviously never knew your great-grandfather, but from everything Senator McCain has told me, the two of them had a great time before prohibition."

-- Presidential candidate Barack Obama at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Dinner. The two candidates roasted each other for the Catholic charity.

(Click after the jump for the videos of Obama and McCain's standup routines. They're both hilarious and well worth the watch.)

Obama's speech:

McCain's speech:


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