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Smear Campaign: Stereotypes Over Truth - Psychology Today (article link)

When Obama Is Not a U.S. Citizen (And a Muslim, Anti-Christ)

The effect of race primes on acceptance of Obama smears

Potential Presidential nominee Donald Trump is raising quite a fuss over Obama's birth certificate. Polls show that a surprisingly high number of people believe he could be the anti-Christ, and that he is Muslim. Research (here and here) has begun to explore the causes of these beliefs.