So you’ve probably noticed the Twitter widget in the right sidebar if you’re viewing the full version of the site. I’ve been on Twitter for years, but really haven’t done much with it except to announce new articles here and follow Jack Ryan’s document releases. I’m starting to tweet a little more, inspired by this steam of #birther-related material.
One of the commenters mentioned in the Open Thread that now that the jobs numbers have improved just a bit, denialists are saying that Obama cooked the jobs numbers to make up for his lack luster debate performance. So what shall we call this latest bunch of conspiracy theorists? The folks on Twitter seem headed towards the term “jobbers,” although some say “cookers” or “BLS Truthers.” These folks seem kin to the folks that deny polling results showing Obama in the lead getting such names as “pollers,” “poll truthers” and “skewers.”
I wanted to give an update on the secret Obot conference being held at an undisclosed location, now code-named “Ticonderoga.” Security is very tight. Everybody has a code name – mine is “Dr. Conspiracy.” We have an Obots-only Starbucks on the compound. I snapped a photo from there:
You can see (click to enlarge) that They served an Obama coffee blend with “Product of Indonesia” on the left and “Product of Ke[nya]” on the right. Obama was not, of course, born in Kenya, but his father was.