But let's get to the contest part. Please answer the question, in bold below:
Sources said that some officials in the state GOP discussed hiring an immigration attorney to defend Matthews after the news stories revealed the apparent violation.If you don't see why that's funny already . . . . Pony up your answers in the comments section. Good luck!
But that idea was scrapped after other party leaders argued that spending money to defend Matthews could subject state GOP officials - who have often been outspoken in their criticism of illegal immigration - to charges of hypocrisy.
"Would they have done that if his name was Mario Lopez?" asked one GOP official who was in on the discussions, speaking on condition of anonymity.