Tagged: Birthers

Romney Allies Creating Silly Diversions

Romney Allies Creating Silly Diversions

When I hear John Sunnunu accusing President Obama of  not being “American,” I have to laugh. Sunnunu, a Romney surrogate, was born in Cuba of Greek, Lebanese and Palestinian descent, while Barack Obama was...

Plumbing the Depths of Racism in America

Plumbing the Depths of Racism in America

So you think the nasty nonsense about President Obama’s birthplace will die away now that he has released his “long-form” birth certificate? Think again. It’s just beginning. Lies and false allegations are flooding the...

Send in the Clowns. Meet the Latest GOP Distraction

Send in the Clowns. Meet the Latest GOP Distraction

  Say goodbye to Glenn Beck (photo above, left), and hello to Donald Trump (photo above, right). In the crazy world of American politics, when you cannot possibly sell your policies you send in...

The Power of a Lie That’s Repeated Often Enough

The Power of a Lie That’s Repeated Often Enough

The Nazis figured it out: Make up a preposterous story and keep repeating it, and eventually people will believe it. That’s what the McCain campaign frequently did in last year’s presidential election, and that’s...