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President Obama Cracks Salmon Joke in 'State of the Union' Speech (VIDEO)

by Aimee Deeken, posted Jan 26th 2011 6:20AM
Obama Jokes During 'State of the Union'Anecdotes and examples from the citizenry are common in the annual State of the Union address. But jokes -- not so much. "Salmon" became a buzzword after President Obama's 'State of the Union' (Tue., 9PM ET on ABC) speech, when he used a joke about the fish to exemplify excessive government bureaucracy.

"The Interior Department is in charge of salmon while they're in fresh water, but the Commerce Department handles them when they're in saltwater," Obama said. "I hear it gets even more complicated once they're smoked," he quipped.

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So what was the joke? They didn't print it

January 27 2011 at 11:28 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

The biggest joke is Obama his self . Hire ceo of GE to head a job cancel to get more jobs,who for the Chinese or the American people .Guess were?

January 26 2011 at 8:23 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

jennifer lopez doesn't have compassion. What a hoot. you must be joking mr. hopkins. She's selfish and stingy and only cares for herself. She sux Big Time shes a big phoney !!!!

January 26 2011 at 8:18 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply

It isn't just Salmon Obama's smokin'...
After last nights State of the Union speech it all came down to "JOBS"...

JOBS is an acronym for : Just Obama Bull ****...

January 26 2011 at 4:48 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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