Here is the complete speech from President Obama at the Alfred E. Smith dinner.
Obama tells attendees to sit down or Clint Eastwood will start yelling at their empty chairs.
Obama: I did better in the second debate because I was well rested from the nap I had during the first debate.
Obama to Chris Matthews: “Four years ago I gave him a thrill up his leg. This time around I gave him a stroke.”
Obama: I did some shopping IN Midtown Manhattan today; Romney went shopping FOR stores in Midtown.
Obama touts unemployment rate: “I don’t have a joke here.”
Obama talks about Honey Boo Boo endorsement.
Obama on house that Ruth built: He didn’t build that.
Obama: Mitt is his middle name. I wish I could use my middle name.
Obama talks about third debate on foreign policy: Spoiler alert: We got bin Laden.
Obama: For our final debate we’re going to go back to the strategy of 1st debate. I’m just kidding, trying to get Axelrod to sweat.