President Barack Obama has just spent six months in office. With two wars, in Iraq and Afghanistan, and a well of domestic problems–healthcare to reform, economy to rebuild, jobs to create, what are some Republicans concerned about? The so-called birthers are still trying to resolve the mystery of whether President Obama is, in fact, a US citizen. Despite the overwhelming evidence, they demand to see his birth certificate, spreading rumors on television and the Internet. “We laugh. It’s a laughable issue. It’s the kind of issue reasonable people simply dismiss,” concludes Jon Stewart.

Olga Razumovskaya

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