When will you tell a reporter, ‘That’s a clown question, bro’?

Harry Reid on Tuesday deployed the latest Internet meme when a reporter asked about the DREAM act. So should you.

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Last week, Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper told a reporter:

“I’m not going to answer that; That’s a clown question, bro.”

The 19-year-old rookie had hit a homerun to help his team beat the Toronto Blue Jays, and the reporter wanted to know whether Harper planned to toast his success with a beer because the drinking age in Canada is 19.

Bryce, who is Mormon (and therefore doesn’t drink), fired off that catchy response.

[Read PR Daily‘s analysis of the exchange here.]

And now so has Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

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