My Wednesday column. Have at it!
I should note that this column today isn’t about Birthers. It’s about crazy political people in general and, specifically, why I write and talk about them regularly.
Crackpots ascend to higher office almost every year. Voters have elected a broad assortment of weirdos and fringey wackaloons in this country and they always will. Jesse Ventura was the governor of a state. Allen West, Steve King, Michele Bachmann and Louis Gohmert are all sitting members of the House of Representatives despite their Crazy Caucus memberships. Unwavering racists like Strom Thurmond and Jesse Helms held multi-term seats in the Senate. Sarah Palin rose to governor of Alaska without much national notice, then ascended to what could have been a heartbeat away from the presidency.
And this is why I talk about and expose crazy people in politics… Continued here.