Mass. Sheriff Defends Obama Assassination Joke

A Republican sheriff in Massachusetts is defending a joke he told at a St. Patrick's Day breakfast in which Abraham Lincoln visits President Barack Obama in a dream and suggests he go to the theater. Lincoln was assassinated in a theater and Democratic critics say even a joke suggesting the current president might get shot was inappropriate, especially from a public safety official. Plymouth County Sheriff Joseph D. McDonald Jr. made the joke Sunday at the heavily Republican...Full Story
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