Celebs React to Health Care Ruling, Kimmel Spoofs Obama's Registry Idea and Colbert Goes on an Oreo Rant

Here's our roundup of the best tweets, quotes and late-night jokes of the week

What a week! The Supreme Court upheld President Obama’s health care law, Stephen Colbert took the Oreo cookie to task, and Jimmy Kimmel poked fun at the Obama campaign’s latest fundraising strategy. So let’s get to it: Here are 10 of the best quips inspired by the week’s events.

1. Pelosi’s SCOTUS Tweet
After the Supreme Court upheld the individual mandate and most of the Affordable Care Act on Thursday in the biggest decision in recent years, Nancy Pelosi tweeted this message of triumph: “Victory for the American people! Millions of American families and children will have certainty of health care benefits + affordable care.”

2. Leno’s Tonight Show Zinger
Jay Leno took his comic turn on the day’s events using his Tonight Show monologue to quip, “This is a major victory for President Obama who spent three years promoting it, and of course a major setback for Mitt Romney, who spent three years creating it.”

3. Bill Maher’s Palin-Skewering Tweet
As usual, the controversial host of HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher put his vulgar and provocative spin on the matter, tweeting this after the decision in response to Sarah Palin: “#SarahPalin tweeted ‘Obama lies, freedom dies’ - oh cheer up, it just means when one of ur kids gets knocked up they'll be covered.”

4. Christina Applegate’s Canada Quip
A number of uninformed Americans took to Twitter to say they’d be leaving the U.S. for Canada in light of the decision. Oops! Canadians receive healthcare through a publicly funded, universal, single-payer system. Christina Applegate tweeted, “Um for those who want to move to Canada bcuz of obamacare, u may want to look up Canada healthcare on Wikipedia. Just sayin.”

5. Cher’s “Snoopy Dance” Tweet
The decision apparently made Cher happy enough to shake a tail feather. She tweeted, “Set alarm 2hear Supreme court decision on pres Obama's health plan! It WAS UP HELD! I literally jumped out of bed started doing snoopy dance.”

6. Kimmel’s Spoof on Obama’s Registry Idea
This week, the Obama campaign announced a way for people to register for campaign donations instead of gifts for their special occasions. It didn’t go over very well. Jimmy Kimmel was among those who poked fun at the idea, airing on his show a spoof campaign commercial in which a young birthday girl opens a giant wrapped box only to find a registry certificate with Obama’s face on it and scream, “This sucks!”

7. Obama’s Viral Bieber Rendition
YouTuber Barackdubs is back with another mashup of the president appearing to sing a pop song. Last time it was Carly Rae Jepsen’s contagious “Call Me Maybe,” and this time it’s Justin Bieber’s “Boyfriend.” Dare you to try to look away.

8. Jon Stewart’s Chris Christie Jab
The New York State senate killed Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposed bill to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana. New Jersey's assembly approved a similar bill, but that state’s Governor Chris Christie vetoed it. On Wednesday night’s episode of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart poked fun at Christie’s thought process, joking, “I know how to fix this. Governor, sports betting and weed are not as different as you might think. Clearly, gaming is your thing. That's cool. So here's what I'd like you to do: Why don't you just think of using marijuana as betting you're going to have a better day?”

9. Colbert’s Snack Food Showdown
In honor of gay pride month, Kraft Foods posted a photo of an Oreo cookie stuffed with rainbow-colored layers of icing on its Facebook page along with a message of support for love of all kinds. On his show, Stephen Colbert responded, “I was naïve enough to think that a cookie could be simply a delicious treat to be enjoyed without getting drawn into a sociosexual identity politics. What a fool I was. And now that Oreos have come out of the pantry, I believe I know all snack food must take sides. Twinkies, I think I know where you stand. After all, your mascot is a naked man in a cowboy hat.” The comedian went on, “I need to know where all my food stands on every hot-button issue. I mean, where do Frosted Flakes come down on transvaginal ultrasounds? I bet Tony the Tiger things they’re a grrr-oss invasion of privacy!”

10. Joan Rivers’ Take on the Oreo
...and to that end, Joan Rivers shared some of her thoughts on the Oreo, too. She took to her Twitter page to say, “Hooray for the rainbow-colored Oreo supporting gay pride! I expect nothing less from a cookie that epitomizes interracial harmony.”

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