Quotes of the day are intended to represent what is being said by people on both sides of the birther question. They do not necessarily represent the views of this web site.
I think that there’s no question but that the President was born in the United States.
the evidence is pretty clear that President Obama was born in Hawaii and this whole election should not be about any of these side issues.
There’s nothing that I’m aware of that says you have to have two American parents. My understanding of it is if you’re born in the United States, you’re a natural-born citizen, period.
— Gary Kreep
— Superior Court Judge candidate, San Diego County
People, I just want to say, can’t we all just get along?
— Rodney King (1965 – 2012)
The only question is whether the damage of the steady drip of spurious accusations and frivolous lawsuits outweighs the benefit when they are debunked and dismissed with prejudice.
— Dr. Conspiracy
It’s time for this charade to stop.
— Mike Zullo
I’m here to tell you that those who think the President was born somewhere other than Hawaii are crazy.
— Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
It’s crazy. It stokes the fires of extremism and passions of people that really is very unfair. So it’s up to us to try to steer things into a more rational behavior and thought. But this is still the greatest nation in the world. It’s still the best people in the world. It’s still the most innovative nation in the world.
— Senator John McCain (R-AZ)
Of one thing we can be sure of after all the birther investigations of President Obama’s birth certificate: if Barack Obama’s birth certificate is a forgery, the forger is far and away smarter than any birther on the planet.
— Dr. Conspiracy
Barack Obama’s real birth certificate is locked in a safe in Mitt Romney’s Swiss bank account, waiting to be sprung at the right moment.
— Michael J. Olsen
When you’re looking at truth versus gossip, truth doesn’t stand a chance.
— Barbara Mikkelson
I’d advise Mitt to release 10 years of tax returns when Obama releases 10 years of birth certificates.
— Alex Castellanos
If you have to insist that you’ve won an internet argument, you’ve probably lost badly.
— Danth’s Law
This country doesn’t need a Commander-in-Chief. Judging from the comments here, this country needs a Therapist-in-Chief.
– Brad Hall
— Comment at Foreign Policy Magazine
Obama was born in another country. He was born in Knott County Kentucky.
— Comment at WKYT.com on the Todd House lawsuit
I demand to see Invisible Obama’s invisible birth certificate.
— Michael Schaffer
— Twitter hash tag #invisibleObama
… democracy does not have be a blood sport; it can be an honorable enterprise that advances the public interest.
— Bill Clinton
Some think that where there’s smoke, there’s fire, but in this case it’s just a birther lighting his flatus.
— Dr. Conspiracy
I never doubted this from the get go, even in 2008 I knew it by revelation from God that OBAMA IS A COUNTERFEIT! Obama is of his father Satan.
— Comment at WorldNetDaily
I didn’t know Kris Kobach was on the [Kansas] Board. I didn’t recognize him without his white hood and robe.
… in fact, the paranoid mentality is far more coherent than the real world, since it leaves no room for mistakes, failures, or ambiguities.
— Richard Hofstadter
— The Paranoid Style in American Politics
COMMUNISTICS is carried on the Y Chromosome. IT’s a FACT. And IF the female body senses COMMUNIST DNA, it has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.
— TPM Muckraker
Got email from birther re: Obama’s birth certificate. I responded with, “Floripng blinginghoop? #FightNonsenseWithNonsense
— John Hlinko on Twitter