At the Washington Press Club Foundation dinner Wednesday night, tweeters on hand reported that Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Mass.) tried her hand at comedy, and apparently failed miserably:

Let’s not judge too quickly. How about an example of one of the jokes first:


Sen. Jeff Flake had some Nancy Pelosi-style advice for Rep. Edwards:

The only positive reviews for Rep. Edwards came for this “Scandal” parody video which was played at the beginning of her sppech: