The following conversation was recorded early this morning by a wiretap that Daily Intel has embedded deep inside the whirpool of hair that resides on Donald Trump's head:
High-ranking Romney aide: Listen, Donald, enough with the birther stuff. It's killing us.
Donald Trump: But I ...
High-ranking Romney aide: Donald, no. It's gotta stop. Your support for the birther movement is making us look bad.
Donald Trump: Got it. I won't say anything more about the birther movement.
High-ranking Romney aide: Why did you emphasize the word birther so much just now?
Donald Trump: No reason.