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The Best Recent Political Humor, By Politicians

Normally, when politicians try to be funny, they aren't. It isn't their fault - comedians are professionals for a reason - but they aren't often set up well to execute comedy, and if they are, they fail anyways. But leave it to Colbert to make it happen: last night, Senator Hillary Clinton, Senator Barack Obama, and even Senator John Edwards took comedic turns on his show, and they were all very funny. Video after the jump.

Senator Clinton opened things up:

John Edwards delivers one of the funniest bits, like, ever:

...and then Obama gets it on.

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