from the twin falls, idaho times-news:
An Idaho Republican gubernatorial hopeful insists he was joking when he said he'd buy a license to hunt President Barack Obama.support it? don't be silly. but joke about it with friends? who doesn't!?
[Rex] Rammell, slated to run against incumbent C.L. "Butch" Otter in the May 2010 GOP primary, made the comment at a Republican rally Tuesday in Twin Falls where talk turned to the state's planned wolf hunt, for which hunters must purchase an $11.50 wolf tag.
When an audience member shouted about "Obama tags," Rammell responded, "The Obama tags? We'd buy some of those."
Rammell told the Times-News newspaper he disagrees with Obama's politics but was only joking. Rammell says, "I was just being sarcastic. I would never support him being assassinated."