Transcript for Presidential Comedy Club; 2012 Presidential Election Kicks Up Late-Night
We're back, now, with a look at the political punch lines that have had all of us laughing this election season. This long, election season. There's been plenty to joke about during the campaign. So, did comedy change how we think about the candidates? Abc's chris connelly gets serious about the jabs and the jokes. Reporter: This election could wipe the smile off of anyone's face. Well, except his. But america's comedy elite, the 1% of political humor, has kept its campaign promise, to keep laughing with everyone, all the way to the end. I'll be a good soldier. I'll vote for romney. But I'm going to hate it. This is not mitch romney's father's republican party. Joe biden's been drinking robitussin again. If you have a single working-class suburban undecided voter in your home, cover her with plywood. Some of their jokes can be sharp-edge. But for the most part, they're a breath of fresh air. Reporter: The late-night skits and the jabs, can mold public perception of a candidate's personality for performance. Governor romney just said he killed osama bin laden. Would you care to respond? No. You two go ahead. Reporter: Take "jimmy kimmel live," offering an off-the-wall appeal friday night from chris rock. You need a man you can trust. That man's name is president barack obama. Reporter: A skid that didn't make this weekend, saw jay farrow serve up an obama eager to please a swing state in the wake of hurricane sandy. I want to open up my support to each and every person who is affected by this calamity. But most of all, to the people of ohio. Reporter: Also on "snl," jason has been rocking his mitt romney impression in sketches all year long. ♪ Poor people need a job ♪ we need to reflect on the important moments in this election cycle. Which do you think are important to focus on? The first of the three presidential debates. Reporter: For those in the comedy business, it's been a gold man. This is like donald trump watching a hockey fight. I know it has to end. I just don't want it to. Reporter: For "good morning america," chris connelly, abc news, los angeles. There have been great moments. George and diane sawyer will anchor our election coverage all night, right through the final result. And we thank you for keeping us up to date. Will you deliver punchlines? We got all of the best ones. We're going to look at brand-new pictures of lauren
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