Again mocking Mitt Romney for his proposal to cut public television, Obama added some riffs about the fate of some Sesame Street characters.
“Elmo has been seen in a white Suburban!” Obama told donors in San Francisco.
“He’s driving for the border!”
Except, perhaps, for getting it wrong:
Of course, Simpson rode in white Bronco — driven by friend Al Cowlings — during the famous slow-speed chase through Los Angeles in 1994.
Er … isn’t there something creepy about making jokes about OJ Simpson as part of a presidential campaign? Especially in California?
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