President Obama at Alfalfa Dinner

By Dschabner

Jan 31, 2009 8:49pm

From an excerpt provided by the White House: "I am seriously glad to be here tonight at the annual Alfalfa dinner.  I know that many of you are aware that this dinner began almost one hundred years ago as a way to celebrate the birthday of General Robert E. Lee.  If he were here with us tonight, the General would be 202 years old.  And very confused."

- jpt

UPDATE: Our friends Mike Allen and Jonathan Martin at Politico have more details here HERE.

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