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Monday, November 3, 2008
WND, Newsmax Desperately Cling to Obama Birth Myth
Topic: WorldNetDaily

Old smears never die, even after they've been proven definitively wrong. And so, the ConWeb clings to the myth that Barack Obama isn't an American.

Despite running a Nov. 1 AP article stating that "State officials say there's no doubt Barack Obama was born in Hawaii," Newsmax still felt compelled to follow up with a Nov. 2 article attempting to cast doubt on the definitive finding:

If the polls are to be believed, America is on the verge of electing a man whose past is scarcely known.

For example, as of today, the public still has no idea as to the place where Barack Obama was actually born.

He may turn out to be the only current or former president in history that does not have a historic marker or reported location that identifies the exact site of his birth.

[...]

On Friday, an Associated Press story revealed that Hawaii’s Health Department director and the state’s registrar of vital statistics did indeed look at Obama’s birth certificate and verified that he was born in that state.

Still, these officials gave no details as to where the possible next president was actually born. The state cannot release a birth certificate without a person’s permission, but Obama has yet to allow his certificate to be released.

If Newsmax won't condede the truth of the AP's report, why did it run the artile in the first place?

WorldNetDaily also refuses to concede the truth. A Nov. 2 article by fake-document-pusher Jerome Corsi insists:

Even though Hawaii officials now claim to have verified the authenticity of Sen. Barack Obama's birth certificate – in hopes of ending widespread speculation and even multiple lawsuits challenging the Democrat candidate's constitutional qualification to be president – it turns out there is still reason for serious questioning.

In fact, there is considerable evidence that Obama was born in Kenya, not in Hawaii as the candidate and his campaign have maintained.

Corsi's so-called "considerable evidence"? An interview he did with "Sayid Obama, brother of Barack Obama senior and the uncle of Sen. Barack Obama," who said he didn't know "whether Barack Obama junior was born in Kenya or in Hawaii."

No, really. That's it. That's all Corsi has.

See how desperate they are?


Posted by Terry K. at 9:04 AM EST

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