This statistic, cited at Slate today, makes me despair of a lot of Americans’ basic sense of proportion and rationality. The Iagos in right wing radio and at Fox News must be laughing their asses off:
A recent New York Times/CBS News poll found that only 58 percent of Americans believe Obama was born in the United States.
I guess you do get to make up your own facts. The reality, for the fair minded, is here.