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White House party crashers and the Florida connection, of course

There's always a Florida connection. Seems Tareq Salahi -- who along with his wife, Michaele, made it into a state dinner Tuesday night without an invite -- has an estranged brother living in Jacksonville.

"I was just as surprised as everybody else was,' Dr. Ismail Salahi told a local TV station. "I was shocked by it, but I definitely don't put it past him to do something like this."

He told the station that he believes his brother and sister-in-law "love the limelight so much so that they convinced the Secret Service to let them in."