As Garrison Keillor said in a recent episode of Prairie Home Companion, president Bush "flew Air Force 1, a 747, to Wilmington, Delaware, a distance of 98 miles, in order to give a speech on energy conservation". Keillor concluded "it's getting hard for satire ... how you can you compete with the news".
Another example is Rumsfeld's atrocious comment that everything looks fine when you fly over Iraq. Jon Stewart has lot of fun with it. The following is actually a very nice piece from the Daily Show. Stewart talks about the last days of Rumsfeld as the defense secretary.