The slapdown

Conservative bigwigs are lining up to take shots at the odious "Birther" movement. A pity they haven't been doing this since the movement began, but better late than never.

As an aside, the claim that Obama brought this on himself don't hold water for me -- his refusal to simply release the birth certificate speaks more to the pattern of secrecy evolving in his office than any worry about what the birth certificate would show.