At a campaign event in Des Moines, Iowa for U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst on Sunday, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney offered a bit of standup comedy for the 150 attendees.
As reported by National Journal’s Shane Goldmacher, Romney prefaced an Obama-related joke with, ”Now when you’re running for office people tell you, you shouldn’t tell jokes…But I’m not running for office, so I can tell one.”
The dig, which he said he received from a family member online went like this, via National Journal:
“President Obama went to the bank to cash a check and he didn’t have his ID. And the teller said you’ve got to prove who you are.”
“He said, ‘How should I do that?’ She said the other day Phil Mickelson came in, he didn’t have his ID but he set up a little cup on the ground, took a golf ball, putted it right into that cup so they knew it was Phil Mickelson. They cashed his check.” Read more