Former Rep. Pete Hoekstra, now running for the Republican nomination to challenge Sen. Debbie Stabenow this fall, is proposing to establish a federal agency to check the birth certificates of those who run for president to make sure they’re eligible. But he wants you to know that this has nothing at all to do with Obama and all that birther bullshit:
Yeah, where would anyone get the idea that this has something to do with pandering to the dumbest of the right wing over Obama’s birth certificate? How dare you suggest such a thing. He’s just “all about solutions.” The bottom line is that Hoekstra just isn’t very bright.