Inhofe: Birthers “Have A Point,” “I Don’t Discourage It”

In a story in Monday’s Politico, conservative Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) indicates that he believes the argument of the “birther” activists — that President Obama is not actually a United States citizen — has some merit.

But as if to illustrate the touchiness of the subject, Hoekstra quickly added: “Not that this isn’t important.”

Sen. Jim Inhofe has also tried to find the elusive middle ground.

“They have a point,” he said of the birthers. “I don’t discourage it. … But I’m going to pursue defeating [Obama] on things that I think are very destructive to America.”

Matt Corley notes, “It’s unclear why Politico characterizes Inhofe’s decided support for the ‘birthers’ as an ‘elusive middle ground’ stance.”

HT: ThinkProgress

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