Saturday, February 5, 2011

Birthers Plan Against Obama's Reelection

Great Seal of the State of ArizonaImage via Wikipedia
David Corn writes in Mother Jones:
"The birthers have a plan to end Barack Obama's presidency—and in Arizona, they're making progress."

Last week, Arizona state Rep. Judy Burges, a Republican, introduced a bill that would bar presidential candidates who do not prove they were born in the United States from appearing on the ballot in the Grand Canyon state. And state Rep. Chad Campbell, the top Democrat in the GOP-controlled Arizona House of Representatives, tells Mother Jones that the bill is likely to pass. It was introduced with 25 co-sponsors in the House and 16 co-sponsors in the state Senate; the measure needs 31 votes in the House and 16 in the Senate for approval. "Will it matter?" asks Campbell. "We've started a tradition here of passing legislation that is political grandstanding or that sets up litigation."

More craziness from the right wing? Keep your eyes open as this Birthier movement strategy unfolds.
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