It's now official. The Republican Party is clinically insane.
The Mayo Clinic definition of schizophrenia: A serious brain disorder in which reality is interpreted abnormally resulting in hallucinations, delusions, and disordered thinking and behavior.
Over at Crooks and Liars, Jon Perr delivers the diagnosis:
- Keep Government Out of Medicare.
- Barack Obama is a Muslim.
- Barack Obama Was Not Born in the United States.
- Government Death Panels Will Euthanize My Grandma.
- President Obama Raised Taxes on Working People.
Go read the whole thing for a patient, thorough point-by-point deconstruction of these beliefs. The already-well-known phenomenon of "Obama Derangement Syndrome" is just a part of it.