Remember January 20, 2009? That was the day Obama accepted the office of President of the United States of America. The day he gave his inaugural address ushering in a new era. That was also the day that people will cite as the end of racism in America.

This latest national edition of the Washington Times features a full-page ad that claims that President Obama is not a natural-born citizen of the United States. The ad was purchased by the anti-Obama website ProtectOurLiberty.org. While the group has placed several birther ads in the Washington Times in recent months, the version that ran this morning contains far more inflammatory imagery — three monkeys, apparently intended to represent the U.S. Congress, courts, and the media: (Think Progress)

<bullshit>I don’t know about you, but I feel proud to have been liberated from the weighty blight of racism in the United States on that lovely January afternoon. Someone should probably tell the Washington Times there is no such thing as racism in the United States any longer, right?</bullshit>

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