Monday, Oct. 4, 2010 | 4:55 p.m.
Two days after endorsing U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle, Orly Taitz -- the self-appointed "queen of the birthers" -- threw her support behind Republican House candidate Joe Heck.
Only according to Taitz, "Joe Hack" should win the election in Nevada's 3rd Congressional District. Taitz misspelled Heck's name (not to mention precinct) in the headline of her web post:
"GREAT NEWS! YOU CAN GET 2 FREE TRIPS TO VEGAS, IF YOU ARE WILLING TO WALK THE PRICINCTS FOR SHARRON ANGLE AND DR. JOE HACK!!!"
Taitz noted that volunteers will receive bus transportation from Southern California, hotel rooms and meals in exchange for their help. The Nevada Republican Party will provide a barbecue dinner and entertainment, she wrote.
Taitz is a California dentist and lawyer who gained national attention for her "birther" theories. She claims that President Barack Obama is not a U.S. citizen and therefore is ineligible to serve as president.
The Heck campaign did not respond when asked if Heck recognizes Obama as a legitimate president.
"The people of Southern Nevada are far more worried about keeping their jobs and their homes, and putting a stop to reckless spending in Washington," spokeswoman Mari Nakashima said.