‘Obama Out’: Obama Confirms He’s Officially The Coolest President Ever At White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Aside from the jokes, Obama took the time to celebrate the presence of The Washington Post’s Jason Rezaian, who – on the heels of his release from a nearly 18-month-long detainment in Iran – was on-site to present awards to the Wall Street Journal’s Carol Lee, CBS This Morning’s Norah O’Donnell, the Boston Globe’s Matt Viser, The Washington Post’s Terrence McCoy, and Inside Climate’s Neela Banerjee, Lisa Song, David Hasemyer, and John Cushman Jr.

“Last time this year, we spoke of Jason’s courage as he endured the isolation of an Iranian prison. This year, we see that courage in the flesh, and it’s a living testament to the very idea of a free press,” Obama said before thanking the press corps for their hard work.

Obama ended his speech telling the audience, “And with that, I just have two more words to say — Obama out.” Dramatically bringing two fingers to his lips, and using his other hand to lift a microphone up in front of him, Obama dropped the mic.

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