We live in strange times. Chris Matthews has outed himself as a birther. On Monday night's edition of "Hardball," host Chris Matthews talked about putting the birth certificate controversy surrounding President Obama to rest. "Why has the president himself not demanded they put out the original documents?" Matthews wonders. "If it exists, why not put it out?" Chris Matthews asks. RealClearPolitics - Video - Chris Matthews: Why Doesn't Obama Just Release The Birth Certificate?