Monday, July 27, 2009

Inhofe Steps in It: Oklahoma Senator Waffles on 'Birther' Issue

You can count on Oklahoma Sen. Jim Inhofe to be hard-core partisan, even when it doesn't make good sense.

The latest example: Inhofe's weasel words about the bogus issue of President Obama's citizenship. Inhofe told Politico that the "birther" advocates have a point and that he doesn't discourage them.

Spouting nonsense may be good politics for a politician as retrograde as Inhofe, but conspiracy theories and lies are not useful ways of advancing the public interest.

Then again, Sen. Inhofe hasn't been advancing the public interest in many, many years.

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