|Alfred E Smith~1928: Wikipedia|
I've not seen or heard much about Mitt Romney prior to his running for President, and frankly he did not strike me as someone who would do a stand-up comedy routine. As the video below shows, however, he is not too shabby at all...
Both Mitt Romney and President Obama attended the 67th annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, a charity gala organized by the Archdiocese of New York. The white-tie affair raises millions for the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation to benefit needy children.
During presidential election years, the event brings the candidates to the same stage to trade barbs and self-deprecating zingers as the race enters its final weeks. It is generally the last event at which two US presidential candidates share a stage before the election.
* For transcript go to the Washington Examiner Beltway Confidential