Feathered Bastard

Joe Arpaio's Top 10 Outrageous PR Stunts

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6.) Investigating Obama's birth certificate.

Never mind that you'd have to be a raving Obama-hater with an IQ of about 40 to buy the bull that Obama is not a natural-born citizen of the United States and therefore cannot be president. Arpaio has put members of his posse on the case, and even sent a deputy to Obama's home state Hawaii on this snipe hunt of epic proportions. At the most recent meeting of the state GOP, Arpaio mentioned that he was still probing this shibboleth, and he believed the president's birth certificate to be a forgery. This declaration scored a round of applause from the Republican nudniks present.

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Stephen is a former staff writer and columnist at Phoenix New Times.
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