Congress Made Great Jokes About the Royal Baby




As you most certainly know by now, there is a new royal person on the planet. As the Associated Press astutely wrote in 1930, “Royal babies like those of lesser rank, are born when they are born, and not before.”

That truism was once again affirmed Monday when Prince William and Kate Middleton gave birth to a so-far nameless offspring. CNN was really into it. The people on Twitter were, too. And so was Congress, or at least a select few Representatives (and one senator) who decided to weigh in on the royal infant via social media.

Some gave well wishes and congratulations, but many others responded to the news with snark — perhaps, 237 years later, it is still not good for a U.S. politician to be seen condoning the secession of the British Monarchy. Read more…

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