Yet Another Reason Not To Take The Birthers Seriously…

2 comments August 3rd, 2009at 11:23am Posted by Eli

Epic Fail:

WorldNetDaily and the right-wing fringe are very excited about their scoop that Orly Taitz has “released a copy of what purports to be a Kenyan certification of birth” for President Obama. According to WND, “Taitz told WND that the document came from an anonymous source who doesn’t want his name known because ‘he’s afraid for his life.’ ” So in order to believe Taitz and WND, one would have to assume that this document was requested 45 years ago, preserved that entire time, withheld through the entire election and transition period, and yet somehow ended up in the hands of someone sympathetic to Orly Taitz.

DailyKos’ David Waldman has identified what appears to be an even more glaring problem with WND’s latest smoking gun. The document posted by WND purports to have been produced by the “Republic of Kenya” on February 17, 1964. But Kenya didn’t even become a republic until December 12, 1964. An article from that day’s Washington Post, for example, reported that “Kenya became the newest republic within the British Commonwealth at midnight.”

Jebus, what a bunch of inept clowns they are.  Too bad for them that they were as credulous about this birth certificate as they were skeptical about the real one.

Entry Filed under: Racism,Republicans,Wankers

2 Comments

  • 1. Paul  |  August 3rd, 2009 at 3:18 pm

    In my opinion the Republican Party has been taken over the most extreme religious right (people who love to push their beliefs on others while trying to take away their rights) and that’s who they need to focus on if they real want to win. Good Luck, because as they said in WACO, “We Ain’t Coming Out”.

    In the same vein, to all the birthers in La, La Land, it is on you to prove to all of us that your assertion is true, if there are people who were there and support your position then show us the video (everyone has a price), either put up or frankly shut-up. I heard Orly Taitz, is selling a tape (I think it’s called “Money, Lies and Video tape”). She is from Orange County, CA, now I know what the mean when they say “behind the Orange Curtain”, when they talk about Orange County, the captial of Conspiracy Theories. You know Obama has a passport, he travel abroad before he was a Senator, but I guess he fooled them too?

  • 2. Eli  |  August 3rd, 2009 at 5:33 pm

    The problem with focusing on the crazies is that their demographic is shrinking. At a certain point, even 100% of the crazies won’t be enough. We may have passed that point already, in fact – I certainly hope so.


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