An Awesome Behind-The-Scenes Photo Of Obama And Mitt Romney At The Al Smith Dinner

Via Romney aide Garrett Jackson, here’s a great behind-the-scenes photo of President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney — together, backstage, at the Al Smith dinner in New York tonight.

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Photo: Twitter/@dgjackson

The presidential rivals took time off from the campaign trail tonight to poke fun at themselves at the charity dinner tonight. The dinner raised $5 million for the Alfred E. Smith Foundation.

A highlight joke from each candidate:

  • Obama: “Mitt is his middle name. I wish I could use my middle name…”
  • Romney, poking fun at Obama’s relationship with Bill Clinton: “”I have my beautiful wife, Ann, he’s got Bill Clinton.”

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