Today’s Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: What Kucinich will have to walk back if he flip flops, Hawaii considers ban on requests for Obama’s birth certificate, and Fox News sees profits and viewership rise, cReading tea party leaves.
- Weekly Standard: What Kucinich will have to walk back if he flip flops
REP. KUCINICH: Every vote counts, and I’m one of 435 members of the House of Representatives. The White House has known my position. It’s not a secret. Democratic leaders have known my position. You have to remember that I carried a single-payer proposal to three Democratic National Conventions, three times to the platform committee, twice as a presidential candidate.
- UK Telegraph: Hawaii considers ban on requests for Obama’s birth certificate
Repeated requests to see President Barack Obama’s birth certificate may fall on deaf ears after the House Judiciary Committee heard a bill permitting government officials to ignore people who won’t give up.
Town Hall: Reading tea party leaves
If you read the Op-Ed pages these days, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the GOP and the conservative movement have been taken over by know-nothing mobs, anti-intellectual demagogues and pitchfork-wielding bigots.