Michael Best Attorney's Obama Comment Prompts Apology from Wisconsin Senate Campaign

, The Am Law Daily


Aides to Republican Tommy Thompson —the former Wisconsin governor, onetime Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld partner, and current candidate for the U.S. senate —said Monday that Thompson's son, Jason, an attorney at Milwaukee-based Michael Best & Friedrich, "said something he should not have" when he remarked that voters should send President Obama back to Kenya.

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What's being said

  • Elizabethry

    If Obama was born in Hawaii, Why did Michelle say that Kenya is Barack's "home country"? www.lawecr.com

  • Mary

    Agree 100% Bruce. The law firm should be embarrassed by him.

  • Bruce

    How many more of these shameful, ignorant birther jokes must we endure? Not surprising it came from one of Reince Preibus' law firm partners. Why is everyone but Jason Thompson himself "apologizing" for Jason's evil joke? What a coward.

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