Republican Ana Navarro just beautifully shot down the right-wing’s attempt to “birther” Kamala Harris

So it begins again.

One day after Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) announced her bid for the presidency, the right-wing has already started unveiling racist attacks against her.

Jacob Wohl, the right-wing Twitter personality and disgraced hedge fund goblin who made headlines by falsely accusing Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller of rape, has now decided his next target will be the former California prosecutor.

Displaying not only his astonishing disregard for anything resembling fact but also his ignorance of the ways that laws work, Wohl took to Twitter to launch these repulsive accusations:

Of course, the allegations are complete nonsense.

Harris was born in Oakland, California, which means she is an American citizen and this entire discussion is absolutely preposterous and shouldn’t be entertained at all.

The idea that someone who wasn’t born in this country, which is almost entirely populated by people who at one point were not “born in this country” can’t be president is ludicrous and in any case we need to be moving away from these primitive conceptions of toxic nationalism and isolationism, away from the petty divisions of artificial and arbitrary borders and towards embracing our innate, shared humanity instead of the absurd fixation with the geographic location of a mother’s womb when it gives birth.

Republican strategist Ana Navarro took to Twitter to slam Wohl for spreading lies and made it clear that this is nothing but disgusting racism against a woman of color.

This Democratic primary could possibly be the most important in American history, and it is imperative we refuse to get bogged down in identity battles or distracting nonsense like this and focus on the important things — the policies that the candidates are offering to fix the enormous damage that Donald Trump and his cronies have inflicted on this country.

Colin Taylor

Managing Editor

Colin Taylor is the managing editor of the Washington Press. He graduated from Bennington College with a Bachelor's degree in history and political science. He now focuses on advancing the cause of social justice, equality, and universal health care in America.