Skip to comments."Mister President, You Just Got Pwned." (The Donald, 1; The Prez 0)
Posted on 04/28/2011 2:30:58 PM PDT by suspects
Mr. President you just got pwned.
Thats Internet geek-speak for owned and yesterday you the president of the United States got your hat handed to you by a reality TV star. Without any political power, without the benefit of public office in fact, he hasnt even voted in a primary in 20 years Donald Trump forced you to finally fork over your birth certificate.
Its like being sent to jail by a judge, except in this case, it was Judge Judy.
Forget the certificate itself. The most astonishing thing I saw yesterday was a sitting president waiting for the host of Celebrity Apprentice to finish a New Hampshire press availability so he could start his own.
When your presidency is so lackluster youre getting upstaged by a guy whose job is to coax coherent sentences out of Gary Busey . . . well this was not a good moment for the republic.
It was out of concern for our republic that I had called on the president to release the long form birth certificate just the day before. I was horrified by a new USA Today/Gallup poll that found just 38 percent of Americans are confident Obama was born in the United States. In other words, two-thirds of Americans seriously wonder if our president is serving in violation of the Constitution.
Yes, this doubt was generated in part by anti-Obama kookery from the fringe right. But for the doubt to become a conspiracy, Team Obama had to play along. They had to leave the birth certificate hidden in the Hawaii Department of Health instead of just releasing it when the questions first arose.
Barack Obama and his media allies played the issue perfectly. The media continuously asked Republicans their position on the birther issue, sending...
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“If zero can be so near-sighted and not see how bad not releasing his BC until it becomes a national obsession (or almost), how good will he be at navigating international affairs?”