Dismissing birthers, Tyrrell says "It makes it a lot easier to believe in conspiracies than to be an empiricist" Video ››› July 24, 2009 6:55 PM EDT ››› MEDIA MATTERS STAFF ? From the July 24 edition of MSNBC's Hardball: Loading the player reg... Previously: Even Tyrrell thinks Obama birth certificate "conspiracy" is bunk Short Link copy link Posted In Government, The Presidency & White House Network/Outlet MSNBC Person R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr. Show/Publication Hardball We've changed our commenting system to Disqus. Instructions for signing up and claiming your comment history are located here. Updated rules for commenting are here. View the discussion thread.