You've heard of Birthers, Truthers and Triggers
, but a Tennessee mayor has started a brand-new conspiracy sect: the "Chuckers." On Facebook, ironically named Arlington Mayor Russell Wiseman posited a presidential conspiracy
to silence Charlie Brown under the flimsy pretext of a major foreign policy address
Before it was deleted, Wiseman's Facebook page featured the neat summation, "Ok, so, this is total crap, we sit the kids down to watch 'The Charlie Brown Christmas Special' and our muslim president is there, what a load.....try to convince me that wasn't done on purpose." No word yet on whether Wiseman plans to look into the Bush administration's "War on 'According to Jim.'"
Wiseman went on to advise supporters of the president, who is a Christian, to "move to a muslim country," but realized, mid-sentence, "oh wait, that's America....pitiful."
Although his page has been deleted, supporters of Wiseman can still buck him up on this Support Russell Wiseman Facebook page
The White House has not returned calls for comment. Charlie Brown, through a publicist, released the following statement: