Obama Was the Original Birther….. ~ “…In the bio, Obama is described as “Born in Kenya and raised in Indonesia and Hawaii”. This booklet was first published in Brietbart and verified by Snopes. The excuse for the birthplace discrepancy is that the bio was written by some editor at the literary agency, not by Obama himself. Which may very well be true. But where did the editor get this information?…”

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Obama Was the Original Birther
American Thinker ^ | September 18, 2016 | Brian Joondeph

Posted on 9/18/2016, 9:24:39 AM by Kaslin

Barack Obama’s life story is back in the news after Donald Trump played rope-a-dope with the dopey media once again. Brilliantly he duped the major networks into giving him 30 minutes of free airtime culminating in a few sentences ending his involvement in the birther controversy. The only thing Trump could have added is a fourth sentence quoting previous birther Hillary Clinton, “What difference, at this point, does it make?”

Big media is howling after being played once again by the master showman. And the birther issue is back in the news at a point where it really doesn’t matter anyway given only a few months left in Obama’s presidency. Since the subject has been resurrected, it would be instructive to look back and see who started all of this.

Long ago in 1991 when Bill Clinton, to borrow Colin Powell’s description, was “D—ing bimbos” in Arkansas, Barack Obama was a Visiting Law and Government Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School. During his fellowship he began writing his first book, Dreams From My Father. The aspiring author had a literary agency, Acton and Dystel, which prepared a promotional booklet including a brief Obama biography. They printed similar bios for the other 89 authors they represented. Standard practice in the publishing world.

In the bio, Obama is described as “Born in Kenya and raised in Indonesia and Hawaii”. This booklet was first published in Brietbart and verified by Snopes. The excuse for the birthplace discrepancy is that the bio was written by some editor at the literary agency, not by Obama himself. Which may very well be true. But where did the editor get this information?

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