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Cartoonists React To Trump And Birth Certificate

Barack Obama was born in the United States. He is officially an American. The President released his long-form birth certificate today in reaction to increasing calls, let by loud-mouthed clown and GOP front-runner Donald Trump, that he was somehow born on foreign land and not eligible to be our commander-in-chief.

Trump has latched onto this birther issue, devolving himself as a serious candidate. Based on his reaction to the news today, I might have to change my cartoon to have Trump asking, “Where are Obama’s school records?”

I laughed at Nate Beeler’s cartoon for the Washington Examiner, showcasing the resiliency of the birther movement…

While Pulitzer Prize-winner Mike Keefe of the Denver Post suggests the birther’s next line of attack…

Green Bay Press-Gazette cartoonist Joe Heller shows that the birthers will always find a reason to doubt Obama’s authenticity…

While conservative cartoonist Mike Lester of the Rome News-Tribune thinks the birther issue distracts voters from things the should REALLY be concerned about…