Orly Taitz has garnered a remarkable amount of publicity including numerous spots on national television. Her crazy notions about Barack Obama have been compared to a lot of things (e.g. “too-crazy-even-for-the-Tea Party”). How, however, her antics have become so well known that she is becoming the figure of speech used to illuminate the strange ideas of others. Take this quote from an MLive.com article:
He’s veering into Orly Taitz-like delusions here. Among the myriad of 9/11 conspiracy theories, neither my colleague Jonathan Oosting nor I could find evidence of anyone else even making that allegation.