This was the wrong news day for Sheriff Joe Arpaio to release the results of his "cold case posse" investigation of Barack Obama's birth documents. A quick read reveals nothing that hasn't been published on WorldNetDaily before, and Jerome Corsi, WND's psuedo-investigator, was on hand in Phoenix to make his usual claims. Scan the report for yourself:
As I watched this announcement, a state legislator e-mailed me to opine. "What a shit show," said the legislator. And it was. Rarely do officials of the state call the press together to report rumors they heard from people who are related to Bill Ayers and heard a couple of things that might be true.
TODAY IN SLATE
Meet the New Bosses
How the Republicans would run the Senate.
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Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Cheez-Its. Ritz. Triscuits.
Why all cracker names sound alike.
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A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.