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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Birther movement now becoming openly racist

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President Obama's long-form birth certificate release hasn't stopped Jerome Corsi's book Where's the Birth Certificate? from hitting the bestseller list—or the author's new racially charged arguments from spreading, writes The Daily Beast's Michelle Goldberg. Corsi's book suggests that birtherism is mutating in sinister ways, becoming much more explicitly racist. If you read between the lines, Where's the Birth Certificate? doesn't just argue that Obama is ineligible to hold the office. It implies that all children of immigrants, and perhaps all people of color, are as well.

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