Now, here's an interesting "what if" from John Pitney over at Epic Journey.
[Note: This is a newish blog from a handful of political scientists and John has ramped up the number of posts this month. Note 2: I need to update my blogroll.]
What if candidate Obama had made this quip on Leno six months ago in the midst of the general election campaign? What would the reaction have been? I'll take firestorm for $1000, Alex. With Sarah Palin being the mother of an infant with Downs, that likely would have been an interesting point in the campaign.
But there's the difference: Candidate vs. President Obama.
2012 GOP Presidential Candidate Bracket
Obligatory Brackets Post: 2008 Presidential Candidates
Election 2012: Obama 55 - Palin 35