Mullin Garners National Attention | Blue Oklahoma
Oklahoma freshman U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin has become somewhat of a national sensation following his recent bizarre comments related to President Barack Obama's birthplace, food stamps and hamburgers. Mullin, a Republican who represents Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional District, makes this state a depressing place to live if you believe in rational thinking and evidence-based argumentation. How does someone like him even get elected and hold so much power in our culture? It's an ancient question here in Oklahoma. Here's the basic rundown of some of Mullin's recent comments that were widely reported outside of Oklahoma: