Robert Gibbs Pulls a Dane Cook
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs earned some groans from the press corps when he parodied Sarah Palin's hand-written cheat sheet, and the right isn't laughing either. But that's not because the joke is hurtful—it's because it's old. As The Weekly Standard's Mary Ham points out, Keith Olbermann, Andrea Mitchell and Palin herself have already spoofed it. Is Gibbs the new Dane Cook?
In an astute cultural analogy, The Weekly Standard ties Gibbs to Cook--a comic accused of thieving jokes from Louis C.K. Here are the two orators in action:
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