When Bill Richardson canceled his presidential bid, wags in the Latino blogosphere did not mourn the lack of other Hispanic contenders. They still had the “Mexican-American” and the “Panamanian” vying for the GOP nomination.
A blog called Adventures of the Coconut Caucus had fun consoling readers thus: “But do not worry, there is still a Mexican-American left in the race, Mitt Romney . . . and of course we still have Panamanian John McCain, who is actually not doing as bad as he was, and could, with a constitutional change, become the first Central American President of the United States.”