Mike Coffman (R-CO) Questions Obama's Citizenship, Says He's 'Not An American'

Oh, look. Another Congressional Republican saying something crazy and offensive. "I don't know whether Barack Obama was born in the United States of America. I don't know that," Coffman said. "But I do know this, that in his heart, he's not

Oh, look. Another Congressional Republican saying something crazy and offensive.

"I don't know whether Barack Obama was born in the United States of America. I don't know that," Coffman said. "But I do know this, that in his heart, he's not an American. He's just not an American."

But MoveOn once compared Bush to Hitler! Michael Moore! Both sides are equally extreme!

Here's the problem. Republican rhetoric has gone so over the bend over the past four years that no one will even notice. Coffman apologized, but one wonders -- why? This stuff began even before Obama got in the White House -- with Paul Broun (R-GA) comparing Obama to Hitler. Was he censured? Not at all.

This is why, four years later, Allen West (R-FL) can call half of the Democrats in the House "Communists" and there's hardly so much as a peep.

And since there's no rebuke, and no price to pay, Republican voters will keep lapping up this poison like candy -- and further down the drain we all go.

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