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So I click on a link in La Feminista's currently recommended diary, and look around a bit.

Lookee here -- there's a new teabagger movie coming out, titled "Fraud".

Guess who it's about?

"Fraud" has a two-minute trailer on YouTube, featuring a diverse group of teabaggers (most at the Beck/Armey event in D.C.) hating to the camera about President Obama.

Hate highlights, below.

Judging from the trailer, "Fraud" is essentially a far-right birther movie that found there are plenty of birthers among the teabaggers, and thought that that would make a movie.

With stirring scenes like Beck/Armey 9/12 marchers shouting, "Deport Obama".

And here's some of what the Beck/Armey women had to say about Obama in the first minute:

He's the Manchurian candidate.

He is the worst thing that has ever happened to this country.

A very, very disturbed, disguided man.

I think he's a liar. I think every time he gives a speech that he's faking it. ... I think he's gonna bankrupt this country.

He's just criminal to the nth degree.

Get out of our country! Go away! We don't want that kind of change.

The first man in the trailer, possibly connected to the film crew, hiked it up a notch:

I think he's one of the most dishonest, despicable human beings to walk the face of the Earth and I believe should be tried for treason and thrown in prison.

A few seconds later, a black guy at a birther rally (there's a sign behind him, and it's not Beck/Armey 9/12 anymore) promotes the movie title:

I think it's probably the biggest fraud in the history of the world.

Somewhat more disturbing, really, is the tween girl, holding a birther sign, who bullhorned the few people at a birther rally:

We are Americans. We need the truth. We are the people who speak for our country.

Presumably, there's more to "Fraud" than nobody teabaggers/birthers hating on Obama.

But that's all the trailer offered, before ending with the words "In theaters soon".

Yeah, right.

This bit of teabagger/birther propaganda will never be shown in any movie theater. It will be marketed via YouTube, and direct-to-DVD sold on teabagger/truther websites.

To the far-right micro-minority who may, if all goes well, take over the Republican Party.

Originally posted to devtob on Mon Jan 04, 2010 at 04:12 PM PST.

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