Dubbed "the biggest untold story of the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election," by Free Republic, Larry Sinclair's absurd claims popped up during the 2008 presidential campaign, and were never taken seriously. Normally, this clown wouldn't be worth mentioning, but now that he's decided to run for office in Florida's 24th district, he's fair game. More from Dan Carter at Air America:
Larry Sinclair, the man who claimed that he "took drugs [and] had homo sex with Obama" is now running for Congress in Florida’s 24th district. His slogan: "I have served my time, now it's time I serve my Country."
Sinclair, author of Barack Obama & Larry Sinclair: Cocaine, Sex, Lies & Murder? and convicted felon, was reportedly offered $10,000 to verify his claims of illicit sex and drug use with then candidate Obama via a polygraph test, which he promptly failed. But deceit is nothing new for Sinclair. Politico did a bit of digging into his background and found a pattern:
The record includes forgery charges in two states, one of which drew Sinclair a 16-year jail sentence. The Pueblo County, Colo., Sheriff's Office also has an outstanding warrant for Sinclair's arrest for forging an acquaintance's signature and stealing her tax refunds.
But should we even be calling him “Larry Sinclair?” According to Colorado records, he has 13 aliases including "LA Rye Vizcarra Avila" and "Mohammed Gahanan." Read on...
Sinclair is running as an Independent, which makes him a teabagger's dream! Perhaps he'll be supported by the Club For Growth? (ok, that was Amato's joke) Be prepared when clicking the above link to Sinclair's site, it auto-plays Barbara Streisand's "Someday." Yes, really.