CPAC 2011: The Birther Joke Heard 'Round the Marriott

Weigel
Reporting on Politics and Policy.
Feb. 10 2011 5:30 PM

CPAC 2011: The Birther Joke Heard 'Round the Marriott

WASHINGTON -- I missed this comment earlier, running around and wrestling with the Internet situation here, but here's freshman Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, turning a comment about his Puerto Rican roots into a joke about Barack Obama.

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Striking just how mundane this seems now. Two years ago, this would have been headline news.

David Weigel is a reporter for Bloomberg Politics