Denver Senate Candidate Calls Birthers 'Dumbasses'

This guys speaks the truth:
Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Ken Buck called Tea Partyers questioning the authenticity of President Barack Obama's birth certificate "dumba---s" to a Democratic operative recording his comments without his permission.

On an audio tape obtained by The Denver Post, Buck was caught muttering "will you tell those dumba---s at the Tea Party to stop asking questions about birth certificates while I'm on the camera?" outside a June 11 event in Crowley.

Buck then started laughing as he walked into the event with the Democratic tracker.

"What am I supposed to do?" he asked, rhetorically.


Buck has positioned himself as the Tea Party candidate, and on Sunday, he said if he had it to do over again, he would not use the negative language.

Still, he said at an appearance in Broomfield, people who obsess about Obama's birth certificate at campaign events distract from bigger problems.

"I'm not suggesting the language was appropriate," Buck told The Post and 9News, which also has the audio tape. "But after 16 months of being on the campaign trail, I was tired and frustrated that I can't get that message through that we are going to go off a cliff if we don't start dealing with this debt."
Good on ya Mr. Buck.

Two things:

1) He's right. Period. Anyone who thinks that Obama's birth certificate is an 'issue' is a dumbass.

2) ...but more importantly, Mr. Buck is not calling all of the Tea Party movement 'dumbasses', he is merely singling out anyone who is a Birther. I think that the headline and some of the article is somewhat misleading in that regard.

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