If the Birthers won’t shut up then at least I should, and I’ve been good so far. But I save out cartoons in case they become handy, and this one just did.
In breaking news: Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana has released his birth certificate. Why? To defuse any potential for distraction in the future. Governor Jindal’s parents are from India, and his mother gave birth to him six months after they arrived in the United States.
Why would a Republican governor feel the need to pre-empt a strike against the Birther Movement? I have absolutely no idea. And I’m not suggesting that the Birther Movement is entirely racist, but there may be a pattern emerging.
Here is what one cartoonist suggests:
Cartoon credit: Joel Pett, Lexington Herald-Leader