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The right can’t decide if President Obama is lazy and incompetent or an all-powerful puppetmaster.

Click here to see the 6 craziest right wing conspiracies.

Apparently they believe he has the power to magically influence jobs numbers and polls, but he waited nearly four years before deciding to do so. He’s also a Kenyan, anti-colonial radical who is trying to replace freedom with a health care plan that nearly exactly resembles their party’s nominee’s health care plan. He’s a Socialist who has led America to a doubling of the stock market, along with record corporate profits.

What kind of mind believes such amazing contradictions? America’s far right.

It’s called the “paranoid style” in U.S. politics and it’s been around since at least the 1950s, when the far right believed Communist Dwight D. Eisenhower was putting fluoride in the water as part of a Soviet conspiracy.

As the rich get richer, corporations get more rights than people and defense contractors fund politicians who want to get the poor off the government dole, the far right gravitates towards conspiracies so unfathomable it’s hard to believe someone could even make them up. The bigger the lie, the easier it is to sell.

Click here to see the 6 craziest right wing conspiracies.

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons, a novel and a memoir. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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