Martin Bashir uses his sanctimonious “Clear the Air” editorial segment to indignantly rip into Texas Governor Rick Perry for his latest cack-handed attempt to burrow into the most loathsome depths of the Republican Party’s dark amygdale.
It’s surprising that Perry has tanked so spectacularly given all the fanfare and media hoopla surrounding him when he entered the race, but credit should be given to the apparent acuity of the much-maligned Republican base for realizing in fairly short order that the man is a pathetic, juddering idiot.
Today’s release by the White House of President Obama’s “long form” birth certificate likely still won’t satisfy some of the diehard loons, crackpot conspiracy theorists and racist haters that apparently inhabit the Republican party in surprisingly large numbers, but amongst the majority of relatively sane people, the “controversy” over Obama’s birth certificate should now finally be put to rest.
The funny thing is that Karl Rove may quite probably have been correct. Virtually alone amongst right-wing pundits, he has long been pleading with Republicans to drop the issue, insisting that they were being drawn into a trap to discredit them – a “roach motel” as Chris Matthews put it so well. If indeed that’s the case, the strategy worked brilliantly.
Queen of the Birthers Update: After refusing to talk about the birth certificate she’s been demanding for the past three years and instead launches into a new line of attack, Larry kicks fanatical lunatic Orly Taitz off his show.
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