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(The Root) -- On Friday, Aug. 24, Mitt Romney, the presumptive Republican candidate, decided to spice up his stump speech with an off-the-cuff joke.

A birther joke.

I decided to weigh in on the subject in the latest episode of This Week in Blackness.

Elon James White is a writer and satirist and host of the award-winning video and radio series This Week in Blackness. Follow him on Twitter, FacebookGoogle+ and Tumblr.

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