Why Big Media dodged the racism behind the birther movement

Donald Trump has pulled off one of the best publicity stunts this country has seen in a long time. He forced the president’s hand, taking the credit for getting Barack Obama to prove he’s a red-blooded American and not some Kenyan infiltrator who hoodwinked Americans into electing him. He tapped into an unrecognized racism brewing in many […]

>The Birther movement continues on…will it be an issue in 2012?

> http://cloudfront.mediamatters.org/static/flash/pl55.swf Apparently, Donald Trump is “really concerned” about President Barack Obama not being born in the United States, so he is demanding the president produce a birth certificate to prove the conspiracy theorists wrong.  Le Sigh. Exactly why are the birthers still pushing this issue?  I loved watching the video above and how the […]

>Thanks to 93 Republicans and 1 Democrat, Georgia may join the birther movement

>A majority of Georgia House members have signed onto a measure that would force any presidential or vice-presidential candidate to show proof of their citizenship to the Georgia Secretary of State’s office if they want to get on the ballot. There were 93 Republicans and one Democrat who signed onto the measure. 21 Republicans refused […]