Video: Meet the Birther who interrupted the House’s reading of the Constitution

As it turns out, I knew her when. Almost exactly a year ago, I ran into TC, and videotaped a brief interview that I never ended up using. Here, for the first time, is that interview, and the story of our encounter…

One year later, she’s an infamous “birther,” and this piece of video has gained a modicum of newsworthiness. What this video lacked on its own, it has gained within that context, because even in the few minutes I spent interviewing TC, it became clear that she could not be put into a “birther” box, or any other. While it doesn’t come close to capturing who she is, it conveys infinitely more truth about her than the 3 seconds of C-Span footage that is her current claim to fame: