“The seven marvels that best represent man’s achievements over the last 2,000 years will be determined by Internet vote… so look for Howard Stern’s Private Parts to come in No. 1.” – Jon Stewart

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/28/us/politics/obama-takes-a-turn-as-comedian-in-chief.html?ref=media

This article is basically a run down of the President and his speech at the White House Correspondents Dinner. If this doesn’t highlight concepts of PR I don’t know what doesn’t. The WHCD is a basically one giant PR love-fest for the President. It’s a time for him to improve his image on a national level, through scripted jokes about his rivals to well intentioned jabs at himself, and also a time for the President to highlight issues that are important to him.  I can still remember President Bush (Jr.) and his most recent WHCD and his feeble attempts at making fun of himself to boost his approval ratings.

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