It's time to knock off the robot jokes: Mitt Romney is a human being. Well, at least that's what his birth certificate says, and we'll take it.

Other than Romney's being human, the news here is that with the pernicious rebirth of birtherism, Reuters asked to see Romney's birth certificate, which Romney swiftly supplied (above).

It's all a bit silly but, whatever gets you 50.1 percent right?