Jimmy Kimmel Was Probably Wise to Not Do This Joke at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Comedian Jimmy Kimmel delivers remarks at the 2012 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner held at the Washington Hilton on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. This was the 98th annual dinner and was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. Photo: Pool/Getty Images

As Kimmel told it to Howard Stern, it would have gone something like, "Newt Gingrich’s campaign is so dead Mitt Romney wants to baptize it and Rick Santorum wants to put it in a jar and show it to his kids."