Roundup: Late Night TV Mines Obama Birth Certificate For Laughs

by | April 28, 2011 at 10:08 AM | Last Night's Late Night, Late Night, TV News

When President Obama released an expanded copy of his birth certificate Wednesday morning to silence the “silliness” surrounding questions whether he was born in the U.S., he also gave loads of material to TV’s late night hosts. Here’s a round-up of what Jon Stewart, Jay Leno, David Letterman, and Jimmy Kimmel said.

1. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: Stewart mocked the media for treating the story like a surprise. “”I don’t want to nitpick but wouldn’t the bombshell have been him not being from America? This one’s more of a non-shell.” Watch the best part here:

2. The Late Show with David Letterman: Dave did a very funny Top 10 list.

3. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Jay opened with jokes and more.

4. Jimmy Kimmel Live: Jimmy took a deep look at the topic.