HuffPost's Alex Wagner appeared Monday night alongside The Washington Post's Jonathan Capehart on MSNBC's 'Hardball' to discuss the birther movement.
Wagner explained, "the non-birther movement could also be known as the people that are speaking the truth."
In terms of Republicans who have distanced themselves from birther-ism such as former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty, Wagner said that disavowing this movement, "is not just about being on the right side of history, it's about being on the right side of demographics and the polls."
The birther card, Wagner stated, is "an easy card and it plays on fear. And so far, playing on fear has worked for that party [the Republican party]."
WATCH (via MSNBC):