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GOP Claims Olympia Snowe Was Born in Kenya

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WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report) - Just moments after she broke with fellow Republicans and voted in favor of health care reform, Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-ME) came under fire from the GOP for allegedly lying about her nation of birth.

"This vote is going to raise suspicions, once again, that Sen. Snowe was born in Kenya," said GOP Chairman Michael Steele. "We demand that she prove, once and for all, that she is definitely not Kenyan."

Orly Taitz, leader of the so-called "birther" movement, said that Sen. Snowe's vote was "textbook Kenyan" behavior.

"She's putting her tribe first," Ms. Taitz said. "When I heard what she did, all I could think of was one word: Kenyan."

Ms. Taitz said that Sen. Snowe "has not produced any legal documents that say 'I am not Kenyan' on them, and that speaks for itself." More here.