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No more Mr. Nice Jay?

On last night's edition of The Tonight Show, the host went especially hard after President Barack Obama on two issues:

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His handling of the mess in Libya, where four Americans were killed and emails showed the White House was made aware of details it failed to quickly make public.

“Well, ‘Don't Ask, Don't Tell’ is back," Leno cracked. "Not for gays in the military. It's President Obama's new policy for questions about Libya. Don't ask, don't tell."

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First Lady Michelle Obama cajoled Jay Leno into eating healthy foods for the first time in ... oh, ever during her visit to the Tonight Show on NBC Tuesday.

Promoting her “Let’s Move!” campaign to get kids excited about fitness and healthy diets, Michelle brought out some food to make an example out of Jay.

As both Jay and Michelle joked repeatedly about his eating habits, Leno sampled apples, sweet potato fries and a pizza made with eggplant, peppers and zucchini.

Could've used some sausage, but even Jay conceded it wasn't bad.

Michelle Obama encouraged Jay to dip his apple in honey made from beehives in the White House garden: “It will help it go down easier,” she said.

“'White House honey'? That just sounds bad,” Leno replied, adding, “You know, with a different president that could mean a whole different thing.”

In California to promote her initiative and attend a pair of fundraising events, Michelle also talked about her daughters and her husband's reelection campaign.

She even praised Mitt Romney singing at a recent event. Classy woman.

Watch the first part of Michelle Obama's Tonight Show interview below:

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Jay Leno is facing more than criticism over his recent joke at Mitt Romney's expense. A Bakersfield, Calif., resident is suing him over the Sikh comedic bit.

The punchline of the joke was that Romney, the very wealthy businessman and GOP presidential candidate, spends his summers in a solid gold palace.

Jay pulled up a photo of India's Harmandir Sahib, the Golden Temple of Amritsar, an extremely sacred building in the eyes of the Sikh people.

There's been a lot of outrage among Sikhs, but one man, Dr. Randeep Dhillon took his religious fervor one step further, filing a libel lawsuit against Leno.

Dhillon claims Jay is responsible for encouraging hatred and ridicule of his religion and is suing for general and punitive damages. The rationale there?

According to Randeep, Leno's Mitt Romney joke "falsely portrays the holiest place in the religion instead as a vacation resort owned by a non-Sikh."

LOL. Not to encourage Randeep suing us as well, but come on dog.

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Mitt Romney's wealth and detachment - perceived or legitimate - from the common voter was certainly evident in Saturday's South Carolina primary results.

It also became fodder for late night comedians, or even Jay Leno for that matter. Sorry. Anyway, furing his monologue on Thursday, Jay got in on the act.

The Tonight Show host presented a clip from The Insider that included photos of the homes of presidential hopefuls Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul and Romney.

Only instead of revealing Romney's real summer home, the bit replaced the original shot with one of the Golden Temple of Amristar in India. Check it out:

The joke didn't go over very well with several Sikhs, who view the site as a sacred place. Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi told reporters:

"[Leno's attempt] at humor is quite unfortunate and quite objectionable," pointing out that "freedom does not mean hurting the sentiments of others."

What's more, a petition organized by members of the U.S. Sikh community claims this isn't the first time Leno has made such derogatory remarks.

"Jay Leno's racist comments need to be stopped right here," reads the petition.

No word on whether Romney's actual house on Lake Winnipesaukee is also made of gold, or how it stacks up with his other 75 residences.

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Barack Obama returned to the Tonight Show with Jay Leno last night for his first appearance on the program since March 2009, when he became the first sitting Commander-in-Chief to visit the NBC late night staple.

The President discussed everything from the death of Moammar Gadhafi and withdrawal of troops from Iraq, to Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, the Occupy Wall Street Movement, potential Republican challengers and his Halloween plans.

First, though, he made fun of his own Teleprompter use in the opening:

Barack's second stint on The Tonight Show as a bit less joyous than his first, and contained a lot of serious subject matter, but also some lighter moments.

Watch the full Obama interview, broken into three parts, below:

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