The Skeptical Teacher

Musings of a science teacher & skeptic in an age of woo.

Birthers Hit a New Low…

Posted by mattusmaximus on July 20, 2012

So there’s this nutjob… err, I mean law enforcement officer… named Sheriff Joe Arpaio in Arizona who has apparently taken it upon himself to “prove” that President Obama is not a U.S. citizen (a conspiracy theory known as “birtherism“).  This has consisted of basically engaging in rampant conspiracy mongering that President Obama’s birth certificate (which you can see here) is a forgery, despite the fact that it has been certified as authentic repeatedly.  Well, in their quest to pursue their bigoted… err, I mean intense and serious… investigation of the citizenship of the POTUS, they have hit a new low.

And here it is:

The Globe Magazine… that bastion of journalistic excellence.  *Sigh* ‘Nuff said.

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One Response to “Birthers Hit a New Low…”

  1. Seriously…? Were it not for sane people like you, I would’ve renounced my citizenship ages ago. Why? Because of people of the same ilk as the birthers. I’m glad there are people that don’t just buy the bs.

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