John McCain Whacks J.D. Hayworth on Birtherism

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Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 11:59 am

And the first use of Orly Taitz in a 2010 campaign video goes to Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), facing a stiff challenge from former congressman/radio host J.D. Hayworth, and going after him on his flirtation — not uncommon for right-wing talk radio hosts — with the “birther” movement.

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The 78-second web video introduces Taitz and Philip Berg, then Hayworth, and states that “the only difference between these people is that one is running for the U.S. Senate.”

As I first reported, the McCain campaign investigated the “birther” rumors and found them baseless — although there’s a difference between pure birther questions about Obama’s documentation and the Obama-can’t-win arguments of Taitz (who claims that Obama’s father’s citizenship prevents his son from legally serving as president).

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Comment posted February 24, 2010 @ 6:35 pm

I have to side with McCain on this one. As an Arizonan, I think I speak for a lot of us when I say that we want someone who is going to take charge instead of just pointing fingers and complaining, and it's pretty obvious that JD isn't the type to demonstrate leadership…


Tyler
Comment posted February 24, 2010 @ 11:35 pm

I have to side with McCain on this one. As an Arizonan, I think I speak for a lot of us when I say that we want someone who is going to take charge instead of just pointing fingers and complaining, and it's pretty obvious that JD isn't the type to demonstrate leadership…


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