One of the lamest excuses liberals offered for Barack Obama's poor performance at last week's debate was that Mitt Romney somehow cheated.
On NBC's Tonight Show Monday, Jay Leno said, "I don't know who he cheated off of. I think you can rule out President Obama, okay? He didn't have any answers worth stealing" (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary).
To set this joke up, Leno said earlier in his monologue, "The Obamas celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary Saturday night in Washington. They celebrated at a restaurant called Bourbon Steak."
"I understand Michelle had the steak to celebrate the occasion," he continued, "and the president had bourbon to help forget the debate."
Funny stuff indeed, but not for a president that has seen Romney take his first lead in the Real Clear Politics poll average as a result of Wednesday's debate: