Wingnut Watch: Rick Perry Doesn't Know if Obama's Birth Certificate Is Real

Republican presidential candidate Texas Gov. Rick Perry arrives at Trump Tower in New York for a meeting with real estate developer Donald Trump. Credit: AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File

GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry, fresh from a dinner date with still-convinced birther Donald Trump said "I don't have any idea" whether the birth certificate Barack Obama produced back in April is real. [Parade]

In other wingnutty news:

• Even Pat Robertson thinks GOP base is too extreme. [Right Wing Watch]

• Pat Buchanan refuses to disavow claim that minorities have inferior genes. [Media Matters] Plus: Twelve pretty racist or just crazy quotes from Buchanan's new book [TPM]

• Fox News sounds the alarm on liberal "war on Halloween." [Media Matters: here and here.]

• Herman Cain compares Social Security to slavery [ThinkProgress]