Joe Arpaio's "Birther" Investigation Still Exists; Lead "Birther" Swears Evidence Coming Soon
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's "investigation" into President Barack Obama still exists after 16 months, which has an industry term of "long con."
Believe it or not, Arpaio's birther chief still claims that there's evidence Barack Obama's birth certificate is fake, and indeed, new evidence that will have anyone convinced.
-Mike Zullo Says He Doesn't Want "Circus Show" Involved
-Joe Arpaio's New Birther "Evidence," as Usual, Was Debunked Months Ago
-Joe Arpaio Doesn't Want His Super Official "Birther" Probe Used in Presidential Debate
-Joe Arpaio's "Birther" Investigation Slammed by Ex-Sheriff's Posse Member
-Joe Arpaio Says Book Bashing His "Birther" Investigation is "All Wrong," Although He Didn't Quite Read it
It's almost comical at this point (well, it always has been), but here we are 16 months later, after multiple press conferences, and totally bogus stuff presented as "evidence," and Arpaio's boys say the good stuff's almost here.
Arpaio's birther chief Mike Zullo, in an appearance on some birther-friendly radio show, said, "The evidence that we have acquired -- new-found evidence that we have never made public at any point in time, and we are not going to make public until we have the right opportunity -- will convince even the greatest skeptic that this document is 100 percent a forgery."
(Start around the 6:50 mark for this specific part)
Oh boy, folks, it's really coming this time.
Of course, the believers will still believe, and the rational will still be rational, but it's pretty sad that this debunked farce has lived this long.
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Phoenix New Times' biggest stories.
- Arizona Fan Feigns Offense at ASU's "Satanic" Mascot, Accidentally Dupes Local TV News
Tue., Oct. 13, 7:00pm
Wed., Oct. 14, 3:00pm
Thu., Oct. 15, 7:00pm
Thu., Oct. 15, 7:00pm
- Scottsdale Couple Are Pioneers in Tiny-Home Movement in Arizona
- Glimmers of Real Sheriff Joe Arpaio Penetrate His Public Mask in Court