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"Obama Will Throw Spears," Says GOP, Get Sent "Back to Kenya"

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Published on Oct 15, 2012

"Some folks just can't resist blabbering birther nonsense. The latest example occurred yesterday in Wisconsin at a Republican fundraiser. The offender was Jason Thompson, whose father, Tommy Thompson, is the former governor of the Badger State and current candidate for U.S. Senate against Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D).

"We have the opportunity to send President Obama back to Chicago — or Kenya," the younger Thompson said to applause and laughter. One person off camera can be heard saying, "I'm taking donations for that Kenya trip."

Now, Tommy Thompson wasn't even there. But he did issue a statement. "The Governor has addressed this with his son, just like any father would do," his campaign said. "Jason Thompson said something he should not have, and he apologizes."* Jimmy Dore (The Jimmy Dore Show) and Steve Oh (COO of The Young Turks) break down Thompson's and Governor Mark Sanford's inflammatory comments toward President Obama.

*Read more from Jonathan Capehart/Washington Post:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/p...

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