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Abercrombie’s Weird Priority: Raising profile of birtherism
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More reaction to the Abercrombie Administration’s “Top Priority”….

WaPo: 'Birther' backlash in Hawaii

So, have at it, Gov. Abercrombie. Make those birthers choke on the facts. But we all know that -- and that New York Times story goes to great lengths to point this out -- birthers never let facts get in the way of their version of the truth.

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Abercrombie’s Weird Priority raising profile of birtherism

Most incoming United States governors would probably put job creation at the top of their agenda …

Newly-elected Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie?

This longtime Washington liberal is obsessed with torpedoing the “birthers” ….

Against the wishes of the White House, Abercrombie – a former U.S. Congressman – is raising the profile of the “birther” movement by making its destruction a priority of his three-week old gubernatorial administration.  …

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Politico: Might Do More Harm Than Good 

The initiative could backfire on the new governor, a Democrat who faces a $71 million budget deficit and a shrinking education system. Releasing additional documentation about Obama’s birth in Honolulu — which has been independently verified — could do more to stir up the ‘birthers’ than quiet them down. The movement has used such documentation in the past to bolster their conspiracy theory.

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Good Luck Killing This Rumor

Charles Johnson at Little Green Footballs: "This isn't just a run of the mill conspiracy theory, it's an astoundingly brain-dead conspiracy theory, driven in no small part by sheer racism," Johnson writes. "It's doubtful that any amount of evidence or rational argument will ever 'torpedo' this bad craziness, because it isn't rational and it isn't based on evidence."

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