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In case you woke up Labor Day hoping that much of the summer was a weird dream and that nobody really was outraged that a president was telling kids to stay in school and that people don’t really think that the Democrats health care reform plan would create death panels to kill grandmothers—sorry you weren’t dreaming.

Here’s some more head-scratching evidence that the bizarro world of right-wing politics is alive and well.

The latest Research 2000 poll finds that only half the people in Kentucky believe President Obama was born in the United States.

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  1. Aftercancer

    September 8, 2009 at 9:03 am

    The good news is that the reason only half the people in Kentucky believe Obama was born in the U.S. is because only half of the people in Kentucky can find the U.S. on a map.

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