Debbie Wasserman Schultz’ birth certificate ‘silliness’

posted at 1:30 pm on July 8, 2011 by Tina Korbe

Remember when President Barack Obama said he hoped the nation would be able to move past the “silliness” surrounding his birth certificate to focus on more important issues like the economy and the still-rising unemployment rate? Apparently, Democratic National Committee Chairman Debbie Wasserman Schultz didn’t hear him — or maybe she just realized Democrats were on better turf in the birther debate than they are in the jobs debate.

Either way, Debbie Downer decided now is a good time to revive the controversy — with DNC fundraising measures that make use of the long-form certificate Obama released a month ago in an attempt to stir up financial support:

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) is pitching potential donors with envelopes stamped: “HELP US COUNTER THE GOP’S DIRTY TRICKS,” CBS News reported. Inside, the alert reads: “ENCLOSED: President Barack Obama’s Birth Certificate.” The mailer includes a copy of Obama’s official Hawaii “Certificate of Live Birth.”

DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz wrote to donors calling Republicans “masters of dirty politics,” adding that “[s]ome even went as far as to join the ‘birthers’ in their effort to throw doubt upon President Obama’s birthplace.”

Those who donate at least $44 get a coffee mug imprinted with Obama’s birth certificate.

Yep, you read that right. Only Schultz. Although … as Ed reported this morning … Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Chairman Sen. Patty Murray might just give Schultz a run for her money (ahem!) in the over-the-top fundraising concept contest. Murray tried to hit up the conservative and much-maligned Koch brothers for a DSCC donation.

 


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Silly? I’d say that Debbie understands her base quite well.

gwelf on July 8, 2011 at 1:32 PM

Will THE be spelled correctly on this one? Just wondering.

UnderstandingisPower on July 8, 2011 at 1:33 PM

With all the Adobe layers clearly marked? lol

Fallon on July 8, 2011 at 1:34 PM

If they reallllllllllllly wanna generate some serious sales / revenue………..print the darn thing on toilet paper!

A whole new ‘reality TV show’ springs to mind……….

Katfish on July 8, 2011 at 1:34 PM

no new ideas from the dnc huh?
PATHETIC

cmsinaz on July 8, 2011 at 1:34 PM

World Net Daily is selling a mug with Obama’s Kenyan birth certificate for ten dollars less.

hepcat on July 8, 2011 at 1:34 PM

sorry for the OT, but when the Treasury Sec goes off message, it’s news

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Treasurey Gen Counsel Says Only Congress Can Increase the Debt Limit

http://www.businessinsider.com/the-treasury-just-put-to-rest-its-position-on-whether-the-debt-limit-is-consitutional-2011-7

DrW on July 8, 2011 at 1:35 PM

Maybe this will create some jobs.

faraway on July 8, 2011 at 1:35 PM

It’s about the only card they have left to play.

rbj on July 8, 2011 at 1:35 PM

Is this the Joke Of The Day, or is this lady just plain nuts?

pilamaye on July 8, 2011 at 1:35 PM

Maybe this will create some jobs.

faraway on July 8, 2011 at 1:35 PM

I thought they only made novelty coffee mugs like this in China.

pilamaye on July 8, 2011 at 1:36 PM

A coffee mug imprinted with Scooter’s BC? It might be worth investing a few bucks as I do Christmas shopping early for a few hard right friends. Imagine thir response!!

a capella on July 8, 2011 at 1:36 PM

World Net Daily is selling a mug with Obama’s Kenyan birth certificate for ten dollars less.
hepcat on July 8, 2011 at 1:34 PM

The fake one or BHO Sr.’s Krnyan birth cirtificate?

Count to 10 on July 8, 2011 at 1:38 PM

did you see the headline on the main page yet?
:)

DrW on July 8, 2011 at 1:35 PM

cmsinaz on July 8, 2011 at 1:38 PM

I guess the $3 donation for dinner with bho and biden didn’t raise enough money for bho? Hasn’t gotten to the 1B he is wanting to raise, but all those ‘foreign’ donors haven’t kicked in yet I guess!
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letget on July 8, 2011 at 1:39 PM

letget on July 8, 2011 at 1:39 PM

and the lsm is having a cow because romney went to england…

cmsinaz on July 8, 2011 at 1:41 PM

Do you have to have a credit card that’s actually veritably you, or can you use the one that says your name is Superman like BHO’s main contribution site?

UnderstandingisPower on July 8, 2011 at 1:42 PM

Can I get a mug that says: “I’m going to take ownership right now because we began to turn the economy around.” – Debbie Wasserman Schultz

NotCoach on July 8, 2011 at 1:42 PM

in other news the country is going over a cliff.

rob verdi on July 8, 2011 at 1:42 PM

Apparently, if you bump the donation to $100 or more, you also get 10 laminated “Racist” cards to hand out to your Conservative acquaintences.

BlueCollarAstronaut on July 8, 2011 at 1:46 PM

A lame Dem distraction. Par for the course.

onlineanalyst on July 8, 2011 at 1:47 PM

This old bat might have more luck getting money if she had this for sale?

http://i236.photobucket.com/albums/ff202/jrgdds/Obamateminatorlargesharpglow.jpg
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letget on July 8, 2011 at 1:47 PM

She reminds me of Mr. Burns from “The Simpsons”

surrounded on July 8, 2011 at 1:47 PM

Republicans should sell corporate jet miniatures with a $44 donation.

Skywise on July 8, 2011 at 1:48 PM

What do you expect? The left has been digging up that tired old birther talking point to distract people from Barry’s utter failures. The sad thing is people fell for it. Now, they’re using it as a campaign tool so they can laugh at the stupidity of the American people for falling for this distraction.

mizflame98 on July 8, 2011 at 1:48 PM

Those who donate at least $44 get a coffee mug imprinted with Obama’s birth certificate.

Does it come with a sticker on the bottom that says “Made in China?” Because that would be awesome.

Caiwyn on July 8, 2011 at 1:49 PM

I don’t even know what to say…

RDE2010 on July 8, 2011 at 1:50 PM

Is it just me or is one of the requirements for Democrat women leaders stupidity?

silvernana on July 8, 2011 at 1:53 PM

She’s so cute. – Obama

lorien1973 on July 8, 2011 at 1:53 PM

@gwelf: Yes, it’s called mail bonding.

Seth Halpern on July 8, 2011 at 1:54 PM

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) is pitching potential donors with envelopes stamped: “HELP US COUNTER THE GOP’S DIRTY TRICKS,” CBS News reported. Inside, the alert reads: “ENCLOSED: President Barack Obama’s Birth Certificate.” The mailer includes a copy of Obama’s official Hawaii “Certificate of Live Birth.”

I for one appreciate MATURE LEVEL OF DISCOURSE THE DNC MAINTAINS and the fact that THE DNC DOESN’T RESORT TO STUPID POLITICAL TRICKS LIKE THAT DAMNED, DIRTY GOP DOES!!!1!!!

In face… I’m a Democrat, because unlike the vast majority of Republicans who lie awake at night fretting over the President’s Birth Certifiate, I think the controversy was such a trivial, and distracting non-issue, that I’ve decided to get it plastered on ALL my coffee mugs to remind folks how little I actually care about it.

That way they can be reminded of my apathy even if they don’t see the bumper sticker on my car that reads “LET’ SEE TRUMP’S BIRTH CERTIFICATE FIRST!”

BlueCollarAstronaut on July 8, 2011 at 1:55 PM

Silly? I’d say that Debbie understands her base quite well.

gwelf on July 8, 2011 at 1:32 PM

Exactly. This will play to the base, but certainly not independents who are sitting on the fence.

simkeith on July 8, 2011 at 1:55 PM

Is she doing jazz hands? Now THAT’S silly…

Blake on July 8, 2011 at 1:56 PM

These people are crazy.

They lost the birth certificate discussion. Trump forced 0bama to release it, even though – very clearly – he didn’t want to.

Dredging up your defeats, is no way to win elections.

Rebar on July 8, 2011 at 1:56 PM

Deborah Wasserman-Shultz! Don’t forget the hyphen.

It’s obvious that her image consultants have belatedly recognized the idiocy implied by the use of hyphenated names – one of my primary red flags.

Don’t let ‘em get away with it. “Deborah Syphilis Hyphen”

warbaby on July 8, 2011 at 1:58 PM

How much for some Obama logo golf balls?

Chickyraptor on July 8, 2011 at 1:59 PM

Did they ever announce the loser of the dinner with O and Joe? I imagined a scenario where a straw buyer won it and offered to auction it to the highest bidder. Let Rush a Limbaugh, Brent Bozell, Rand Paul type it buy it for $100,000 and have him show up at the dinner to dicuss issues. And donate the money to whover wins the GOP primary.

DanMan on July 8, 2011 at 2:02 PM

How much for mugs with an Unemployment Notice?

faraway on July 8, 2011 at 2:03 PM

What does Obama toast go for?

Fallon on July 8, 2011 at 2:03 PM

They should get one of those special novelty mugs made with Obama’s face on it, that when you pour hot coffee into it, his nose grows.

pilamaye on July 8, 2011 at 2:05 PM

It’s like the Democratic Party jumped the shark.

LastRick on July 8, 2011 at 2:07 PM

Interesting…either Obama didn’t know she did this, and disapproves, or he’ll write the OJ book some day.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2011 at 2:07 PM

Trump forced Obama to release it, even though-– very clearly–-he didn’t want to. it isn’t genuine.

FIFY.

Emperor Norton on July 8, 2011 at 2:09 PM

They should get one of those special novelty mugs made with Obama’s face on it, that when you pour hot coffee into it, his nose grows.

pilamaye on July 8, 2011 at 2:05 PM

It should also have a cartoon caption bubble that reads: “I Won. We Own the Economy,” but as heat is applied to it, the words change to “Let me be clear, the situation we inherited from Bush, is worse than anyone could imagine…”

BlueCollarAstronaut on July 8, 2011 at 2:10 PM

Great strategy. I hope she keeps her position for many years.

TheBigOldDog on July 8, 2011 at 2:15 PM

Do these come in sippy cups?

faraway on July 8, 2011 at 2:26 PM

But if you call in the next 20 minutes, because we can’t do this all day, we’ll throw in Wasserman Schultz’ new book, Debbie’s Hair Secrets FREE! That’s right, with a donation of $44 you get an Obama Birth Certificate mug AND Debbie’s Hair Secrets by Debbie Wasserman Schultz! Just add separate shipping and handling.

cartooner on July 8, 2011 at 2:26 PM

Let’s not forget that is was Hillary Clinton’s campaign that started to birther movement in the first place….

Scrappy on July 8, 2011 at 2:27 PM

Do you want to quit coffee? Order the $44 mug and you will never have coffee again.

antisocial on July 8, 2011 at 2:28 PM

She couldn’t sell the ones with her picture on them.

faraway on July 8, 2011 at 2:29 PM

. . . and these are the morons to whom the enlightened electorate gave our country. We are in deep trouble.

rplat on July 8, 2011 at 2:30 PM

A crack pipe would be more appropriate for little Bammie’s base.

slickwillie2001 on July 8, 2011 at 2:36 PM

These cups also will serve well as pencil holders for the coming sidewalk sales.

BobMbx on July 8, 2011 at 2:37 PM

Those who donate at least $44 get a coffee mug imprinted with Obama’s photo-shopped birth certificate.

FIFY

BigAlSouth on July 8, 2011 at 2:38 PM

Nice to know my congresswoman is hard at work unlike many of her constituents.

T.D.D. on July 8, 2011 at 2:38 PM

Are they built by a union shop and a union printer?If not why not.

docflash on July 8, 2011 at 2:39 PM

Are the mugs CRUDE FORGERIES like BHO’s so-called “original” birth certificate?

Hey Debbie … what about BHO’s CONNECTICUT social security number? How the f*ck did he get that when he, nor his parents NEVER LIVED THERE?

bannedbyhuffpo on July 8, 2011 at 2:39 PM

Are they built by a union shop and a union printer?If not why not.

docflash on July 8, 2011 at 2:39 PM

Yes. The “Union of Chinese Communists Who Like Profits Too”.

BobMbx on July 8, 2011 at 2:41 PM

warbaby on July 8, 2011 at 1:58 PM

For a moment there I thought you wrote Hymen.

docflash on July 8, 2011 at 2:42 PM

But if you call in the next 20 minutes,

cartooner on July 8, 2011 at 2:26 PM

….you’ll also receive the entire Menudo` Collection.

BobMbx on July 8, 2011 at 2:45 PM

Debbie Wasserman Schultz: As smart as she is good looking

NMRN123 on July 8, 2011 at 2:47 PM

Made in China!

SouthernGent on July 8, 2011 at 2:56 PM

That birth certificate is about as authentic as Hussein’s economy. Someday that fraudulent “document” will be exposed, but for now no one seems to care.

leftnomore on July 8, 2011 at 2:56 PM

cartooner on July 8, 2011 at 2:26 PM

A new job for “Shamwow” Vince!

BallisticBob on July 8, 2011 at 2:57 PM

Those who donate at least $44 get a coffee mug imprinted with Obama’s birth certificate.

Preposterous. Although, if they perforated said image and wrapped it around a cardboard tube, they might squeeze a nickel out of me.

CantCureStupid on July 8, 2011 at 2:59 PM

Hey Debbie … what about BHO’s CONNECTICUT social security number? How the f*ck did he get that when he, nor his parents NEVER LIVED THERE?

bannedbyhuffpo on July 8, 2011 at 2:39 PM

The RNC should offer mugs with a picture of Obama’s Connecticut SS Card for a donation of a mere $40.

BlueCollarAstronaut on July 8, 2011 at 3:01 PM

Deborah Wasserman-Shultz! Don’t forget the hyphen.

It’s obvious that her image consultants have belatedly recognized the idiocy implied by the use of hyphenated names – one of my primary red flags.

warbaby on July 8, 2011 at 1:58 PM

DW-S is determined to retain her Jewdom for all concerned to see, therefore requiring the hyphen. We get it Debbie, you ain’t a CHRISTIAN.

leftnomore on July 8, 2011 at 3:01 PM

I would almost give $44 for the monotone harpy to shut her pie hole permanently!

TugboatPhil on July 8, 2011 at 3:08 PM

This lady’s like the gift that keeps on giving.
With this kind of talent, if Obama wins reelection, it’s our side’s own fault.

Shirotayama on July 8, 2011 at 3:38 PM

leftnomore,

What the H*LL does hyphenation have to do with religion or ethnicity?

I work for a lib lady who hyphenates and she’s or Irish Catholic heritage.

Shirotayama on July 8, 2011 at 3:39 PM

I meant “of” not “or”.

Shirotayama on July 8, 2011 at 3:40 PM

Read up on the goons, and never forget.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2011 at 3:51 PM

Silly? I’d say that Debbie understands her base quite well.

gwelf on July 8, 2011 at 1:32 PM

Bingo! Pander to the base, insult everyone else. Keep up the good work DW-S.

greeneyedconservative on July 8, 2011 at 4:06 PM

Great photo. Is she giving us her jazz hands?

MJBrutus on July 8, 2011 at 4:09 PM

..Mayo Head strikes again!

The War Planner on July 8, 2011 at 4:11 PM

That birth certificate is about as authentic as Hussein’s economy. Someday that fraudulent “document” will be exposed, but for now no one seems to care.

leftnomore on July 8, 2011 at 2:56 PM

Yes it’s a forgery, and we don’t know where he was born, but we have to admit that he played this issue well, with the liberal media’s total dedicated support of course, and move on to issues we can win.

slickwillie2001 on July 8, 2011 at 4:22 PM

Is this the Joke Of The Day, or is this lady just plain nuts?

pilamaye on July 8, 2011 at 1:35 PM

A bit of both, if you ask me. At least from my perspective.

She’s pretty though, isn’t she? Look at the pretty lady, if you don’t like what she says… just fathom those curly blonde locks, and follow gently along with the tide… with the tide…

… are we feeling sleepy compliant yet? with the tide… with the tide… such a pretty lady would never seek to deceive us… with the tide… compliancy with the tide… just go with the tide…

Lawrence on July 8, 2011 at 4:34 PM

Lawrence on July 8, 2011 at 4:34 PM

LOL!

greeneyedconservative on July 8, 2011 at 5:14 PM

It’s like the Democratic Party jumped the shark.

LastRick on July 8, 2011 at 2:07 PM

Or screwed the pooch.

Lanceman on July 8, 2011 at 5:29 PM

She understands her base all right. Hard to miss it. However, putting that behind us, she is a typical, leftist, partisan, hack

ultracon on July 8, 2011 at 5:42 PM

Debbie’s curls are too tight…
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RalphyBoy on July 8, 2011 at 5:59 PM

I just realized who she is. She’s the arrogant, loud-mouth know-it-all, pushy, over her head ditz nobody wants to work with or be around. She could be a character on The Office and everybody would recognize her.

TheBigOldDog on July 8, 2011 at 7:27 PM

And I forgot to add, over-made-up. I bet she even wears perfume you can smell 3 blocks away. Come on, admit it, you all know her. Am I right?

TheBigOldDog on July 8, 2011 at 7:28 PM

Somewhere a village is missing it’s idiot.

mmcnamer1 on July 8, 2011 at 8:08 PM

Hey, I still prize my Baghdad Bob coffee mug, sent to me from the family at home while I was on-station with Nimitz during the combat phase of OIF. It was a crowd-pleaser at the war-room meetings.

I’d rather be caught in India without toilet paper than give $$ to the DNC, but a mug imprinted with O’s birth certificate would be a classic.

J.E. Dyer on July 8, 2011 at 11:14 PM

If Debbie thinks it’s dirty now, she should wait about a year or so when the gloves come off.

TimBuk3 on July 9, 2011 at 12:13 AM