Blackburn-Sponsored Birther Wingnuttery Reaches Hysterical New Heights

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Army Maj. Stefan Frederick Cook -- the high-ranking douche who re-enlisted for the sole purpose of refusing deployment on the grounds that Obama is not a natural-born citizen and, therefore, not actually president -- has some company.

Or, at least, this is what "jumpy, pie-eyed" faux-torney Orly Taitz claims. There are supposedly 170 other soldiers who are willing to file similar protests, according to the Daily Beast. One can't help but wonder if the sponsorship of congressmen -- like CongressMAN Marsha Blackburn -- haven't given some kind of tacit approval and legitimacy to this ridiculous cause with shades of white fear and racism.

Never mind that this conspiracy theory has been debunked time and time again -- Obama's certificate of live birth, certified by Hawaii's REPUBLICAN governor. Or the birth announcements in two Honolulu newspapers. These crackpots won't be happy until a white man is in the White House.

As far as pandering moves go, Blackburn's support for this bill is about as pandery as it gets -- legitimizing this lunacy without specifically vouching for the Obama Birther fringe for votes.

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