CPAC Chuckles at Birther Quip

Puerto Rico-born Rep. Raul Labrador: 'I have a birth certificate'
By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 11, 2011 5:51 AM CST

Next stop on the comedy circuit, CPAC? Rep. Raul Labrador, who was born in Puerto Rico, drew guffaws and applause after whipping out a birther joke during his address yesterday, saying he was "an American citizen by birth, and I have the birth certificate to prove it." But the freshman lawmaker's jokes weren’t all of the conspiracy-theory nature: Labrador also made fun of John Boehner's remarkably tan skin, notes the Huffington Post. The party is made up of "three shades," Labrador said, and Boehner’s skin is the "fourth." (Click to read what Donald Trump said at CPAC.)

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