No this is not a joke. She's real, and she's stupid, but in a very funny way. I mean who else could say with sincere ignorance and determined imbecility that even if Mr. Obama were born in the United States, he's still not American?" But that is just one part of her clownish performance, and the Tea Partiers lap up everything this unfortunate has-been pronounces from her confused and crude little brain.
h/t Crooks and Liars