The Ed Show | March 18, 2013
>>> sometimes i reflect, is there something else i could do to make these guys -- i'm not talking about the leaders now, but maybe some of the house republican caucus members, not paint horns on my head.
>> welcome back. at this point it's a joke. republicans have been trying to portray president obama as other since before he was even elected. it started with the birther movement, but obama derangement syndrome has taken many forms since then. he's a socialist. he's a muslim, an elitist. he's waging a war against religion. but this weekend it took a turn. twitter erupted during the history channel 's hugely popular miniseries, the bible, when someone pointed out a resemblance between the actor playing devil and president obama . he tweeted, anyone else think the devil in the bible sunday on the history channel looks exactly like that guy.
>> the history channel released a statement calling it unfortunate that anyone made this connection. but that hasn't stopped right wing conspiracy sites from turning out. let me get this straight. the devil is a man who fought to reform healthcare to people with preexisting conditions can't be denied coverage. a man who's set to end a decade of war, a man who's fighting to raise minimum wage, oman who puts the middle class interests ahead of the interests of the upper class . sounds like people need to brush up on the good book. tonight in our survey, 95% say yes, 5% say no. decade after the iraq war , dick cheney says he's do it all