Santorum Touts Endorsement Of Birther Joseph Farah

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Joseph Farah

Hoping to beat Mitt Romney in upcoming Southern primaries, Rick Santorum’s campaign sent out a press release today touting the endorsement of 200 “esteemed conservative leaders.” Among the supporters the Santorum campaign is “proud to announce” are many controversial figures, such as immigration hawk Tom Tancredo and proudly Islamophobic retired general William Boykin (who was nearly uninvited from West Point earlier this year), but one name particular stood out — Joseph Farah.

Farah is the founder and editor of World Net Daily, a website dedicated to advancing the myth the President Obama was not born in the United States. Farah is so dedicated to “eligibility issues,” as he calls them, that he’s even said Cuban-American Sen. March Rubio (R-FL), a darling of conservatives and potential vice presidential pick, is “not eligible” because he’s supposedly “not a natural-born citizen.”

Farah is also known for blaming earthquakes, hurricanes, and the Penn State sex scandal, among other things, on the growing acceptance of homosexuality.

Ironically, in the same Fox News interview in which Farah questioned Rubio, he suggested that Santorum has not gone after Mitt Romney harder because he is “trying to position for a vice presidential candidacy.”

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