Birther skepticism

I already shared my annoyance about the recent Donald Trump hysteria with the “birther” lunacy and whatever other conspiracy theory about President Obama can get Trump in the news. I mentioned in passing that I didn’t think many people who were doubting Obama’s birthplace before would change their mind, just because one more piece of evidence was added to the pile.

But then I came across a mock-up of the infamous birth certificate that made me laugh out loud, because it sarcastically made my point for me. Check it out:

If it’s too small to read clearly, just click on the image and you’ll get an enlarged version in a separate window.

Absurd? Absolutely. Too ridiculous to be genuine? Of course. Laugh-out-loud funny? You bet. But then, those same descriptions seem pretty appropriate for the whole “birther” conspiracy in the first place.

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