The Uncanny Link Between Birtherism and the Economy








“In Positive Economic Sign, Republicans Starting to Say Obama Wasn’t Born in US Again.” So read Saturday’s goof headline on the Borowitz Report. The article got a few paragraphs out of the S & P Birther Index, and Borowitz played it for a lark, as is his wont.

But he may have been on to something. A writer at the New York Times crunched the rough numbers and came up with the same result as Borowitz: as the economy, specifically unemployment, improves, so does the frequency and intensity of questions over Obama’s citizenship…Read More

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