On Saturday night, members of the media, political, and entertainment elite descended on Washington, D.C., for the annual White House Correspondents Dinner, the latest chapter in a long-running tradition. And whether you were able to watch or not, you might want to see how it went over on social media — here are some 2018 White House Correspondents' Dinner memes and tweets to help bring some cheer to your night.
It won't be quite like the dinner was prior to the election of President Donald Trump, to be clear. That's because unlike the Obama years, and the Bush years, and Clinton years before that, Trump won't actually be present at the dinner, which means he'll be spared any face-to-face roasting. Trump also declined to attend the dinner in 2017, both times staging a political rally instead.
This earned him some criticism from this year's WHCD host, comedian Michelle Wolf, before the show even started; she called his behavior "cowardly" on Friday, voicing disappointment that she won't be able to crack jokes to his face. The denizens of social media, however, had plenty of jokes on their minds when the big night rolled around ― here are some of the choicest ones.