Corbett, Wolf show off comedy chops

Published by Mike Pound on .


Why worry about writing your own political snark when the candidates do it for you?

Gov. Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf each took a stab at comedy Wednesday night at the Pittsburgh Improv Club in Homestead as part of Candidates Comedy Night, an annual event to raise money for Allegheny County Department of Human Services youth programs.

The opponents in this fall's race for Gov. Corbett's seat mostly stayed away from poking at each other -- they have attack ads for that -- although the Jeep that guest-starred in many of Wolf's early campaign ads took a beating from the incumbent.

A few other brave pols shared the Improv stage with Gov. Corbett, Mr. Wolf and the Post-Gazette's own Gene Collier, who served as the evening's emcee. How'd they do? Here's a look:

Not bad. But it's probably a good thing they all have day jobs.

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