I've been meaning to comment on this for a few days now:
It's one of the silliest arguments I've ever heard. And, unfortunately, some mainstream media pundits have picked up on it. Various fact-check sites have debunked the claims against President Obama's citizenship. But these kinds of conspiracy theories rarely succumb to facts.
I still find it interesting how easily we fall prey to conspiracy theories. And I really wish we could have a longer discussion about the psychology of extremism, without all the partisan rhetoric over which political party is more likely to cater to its lunatic fringe.
Saturday assorted links - 1. The re-promotion of Peter Navarro. 2. Norway is worried about winning too much (NYT). They even offer aid to other countries to compete against them,...
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