SHOCKING STAT OF THE DAY.

According to a new poll, only 42 percent of self-identified Republicans believe Barack Obama is an American citizen; 30 percent are "not sure," and 28 percent believe he's not a citizen. In the general population, 77 percent of people know their president -- as required by law -- is a citizen.

Via: Taegan Goddard.

Update: Steve Benen has this useful chart breaking these birther beliefs down by region.

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--Dana Goldstein

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