State of the Union Address 2011: Obama salmon joke stirs the web

State of the Union Address 2011: Obama salmon joke stirs the web

Washington : DC : USA | Jan 25, 2011 at 8:12 PM PST
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Obama salmon joke creates a buzz on online bloggers. One of the topic that President Obama touched in his State of the Union address was a call for renewing government. Obama points out that we as we live in information age, the government agencies also have to adapt a reorganization as to adjust in order to move forward. As Obama joke pops out about smoked salmon.

Here's President Obama jokes came out of nowhere that made laughs from the lawmakers.

"We live and do business in the information age, but the last major reorganization of the government happened in the age of black and white TV. There are twelve different agencies that deal with exports. There are at least five different entities that deal with housing policy. Then there’s my favorite example: the Interior Department is in charge of salmon while they’re in fresh water, but the Commerce Department handles them in when they’re in saltwater. And I hear it gets even more complicated once they’re smoked."

The Obama salmon joke was received with plenty laughter from the clapping self-conscious crowd, but little did they know, the Obama salmon joke was even BETTER on the “Enhanced” Webstream on, which included a helpful graphical element. The should be referred to the one example doing business in an information age, as Obama salmon joke implies.

Pres. Obama salmon jokes creates a stir in Twitter, like @Jordanfabian "Obama jokes about smoked salmon. Jewish people around the country instantly get hungry. #loxisdelicious"

@TonyKaron "Better get big government hands off our fish before South Korea sputniks us in the smoked salmon stakes"

On CNN blog, White House producer Shawna Shepherd: I guess the Obama salmon “smoked” line came from White House speechwriter Jon Lovett. After all, he recently won Washington’s annual “Funniest Celebrity” competition.

CNN panelist Ed Henry mentioned about the Obama salmon joke, @edhenrycnn: "Obama smoked salmon joke gets laughs all around but in that way that you laugh at your uncle's joke at Thanksgiving."

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