Obama White Smoke Joke: President Jokes About Conclave


According to CNN, President Barack Obama, who was on a phone conversation with Republican leaders when white smoke emerged from the Sistine Chapel chimney, interrupted said call to joke about the event — which signifies that the 115 cardinals convened in The Vatican have indeed elected a replacement for former Pope Benedict XVI, who shocked the world by resigning last February citing health reasons. Though it has not yet been reported what Obama's joke was, Twitter is already abuzz with their own versions: