At White House Correspondents’ Dinner, Biden Jokes That Journalists “Are the Only Americans With a Lower Approval Rating Than I Have”

From a Washington Post story by Paul Farhi headlined “White House correspondents’ dinner: Biden jokes about return to near-normal”:

Washington’s media and political elite partied like it was 2019 on Saturday at the annual White House correspondents’ dinner, the traditionally glitzy spring gala that staggered back to life after a pandemic-induced two-year hiatus.

Despite the continuing specter of the coronavirus, the event once again had all its usual trappings and excesses: a tuxedoed-and-begowned throng of insiders, a smattering of celebrities, an appearance by the president and a big-name comedian to make fun of them and it.