Breaking down the latest revelations on the Obama birth controversy.
Breaking down the latest revelations on the Obama birth controversy.
An apology for the “mistake” in Barack Obama’s official biography that said he was ‘Born in Kenya’ has conveniently been rushed out onto the world scene in rapid-response to the bombshell published today at Breitbart.com and made truly viral at the Drudge Report, along with a new media fiction theorizing that the “mistake” may well have given birth to ‘birther rumors’ in the first place.
Establishment media pulls stunt in effort to diffuse ‘birther’ controversy
The establishment media hastily seized on yesterday’s explosive story about a literary publication listing Barack Obama’s birthplace as Kenya in an effort to claim that the 1991 brochure was the “origin” of the entire ‘birther’ issue. In reality, evidence that Obama was born in the African country is abundant.
A literary agent’s promotional text for a 1991 brochure released yesterday by Breitbart.com states Obama was “born in Kenya and raised in Indonesia and Hawaii.”
Yahoo News, along with a deluge of other mainstream news outlets, responded by reporting that the document was potentially the “source” of the birther controversy and had merely been a mistake.
The literary agent who wrote the description, Miriam Goderich, now works with Dystel & Goderich agency, which lists Obama as one of its clients. Unsurprising therefore that Goderich hastily claimed listing Obama’s birthplace as Kenya was “nothing more than a fact checking error.”
However, evidence to indicate that Obama war born in Kenya is plentiful and it goes significantly beyond the 1991 version of the brochure.
An apology for the “mistake” in Barack Obama’s official biography that said he was ‘Born in Kenya’ has conveniently been rushed out onto the world scene in rapid-response to the bombshell published today atBreitbart.com and made truly viral at the Drudge Report, along with a new media fiction theorizing that the “mistake” may well have given birth to ‘birther rumors’ in the first place.
Miriam Goderich came forward as the editor of the bio, claiming to remember the distant circumstances, and apologized in a press release for what she claims was “nothing more than a fact checking error” committed back in 1991 by publishing Barack Obama’s birthplace as “Kenya,” and further mentioning that he had been raised in both Indonesia and Hawaii (the mistake was, however, apparently not corrected until 2007). Goderich quickly exonerated the sitting president in the statement, adding, “There was never any information given to us by Obama in any of his correspondence or other communications suggesting in any way that he was born in Kenya and not Hawaii.”
Breitbart.com reported their attempt to contact Goderich for comment over several days, but received no response. The site followed up on the report, adding that “Goderich’s statement fails to explain why the ‘fact checking error’ persisted for sixteen years, through at least three different versions of Jane Dystel’s website, and through at least four different versions of Obama’s biography”– and indeed, for two years while Barack Obama was Senator.
Yet, Miriam Goderich was quick to come forward once the news broke. The White House has not yet issued an official response, as of the time of writing.
After failing in their investigative duties and media capacities on every front– from the Iraq War, to 9/11, the “Death” of Bin Laden, Obama’s Birther Problem and so much more, the “mainstream media” are finally claiming to have figured one out.
In the wake of bombshell news that a literary publicist that had Obama as a client published an official biography listing Obama’s birthplace as Kenya, wire newsfeeds are circulating the “meme” that the bio was the editor’s “mistake” and, further, may have been the initial spark for what has become a proverbial ‘birther’ controversy firestorm. That’s right, multiple news agencies, acting in concert, are putting forward that the 1991 editor’s error that went uncorrected for 16 years may have, well, given birth to the birther movement questioning Obama’s eligibility to hold the highest office in the land.
According to archive.org, a website that caches websites on a regular basis, the Dystel.com website – the official website for Dystel & Goderich, Obama’s literary agents – was using the Barack Obama “born in Kenya” language until April 2007, just two months after then-Senator Obama declared his campaign for the presidency.
Archive.org shows that the Dystel website used the following biography for Obama as of April 3, 2007:
BARACK OBAMA is the junior Democratic senator from Illinois and was the dynamic keynote speaker at the 2004 Democratic National Convention. He was also the first African-American president of the Harvard Law Review. He was born in Kenya to an American anthropologist and a Kenyan finance minister and was raised in Indonesia, Hawaii, and Chicago. His first book, DREAMS FROM MY FATHER: A STORY OF RACE AND INHERITANCE, has been a long time New York Times bestseller.
Obama launched his presidential campaign in February 2007.
By April 21, 2007, the Obama bio had been changed to state that Obama was born in Hawaii:
[Editor’s note: Breitbart.com has posted crucial information revealing that Obama has indeed violated the Constitution – Section 1 of Article Two – and his presidency is illegitimate. A booklet published by Obama’s literary agency states that Obama was “born in Kenya and raised in Indonesia and Hawaii.”
The booklet underscores Michelle Obama’s 2008 claim that her husband considers Kenya his “home country,” a remark explained away as irrelevant by the establishment media.
Journalist Jerome Corsi discovered during a trip to Kenya that Obama’s birth certificate was “removed by unknown persons at unknown dates” and the missing birth registry records dimmed “the prospects of uncovering the facts of this matter,” according to Emmanuel Kisombe, the permanent secretary in the Ministry for Immigration and Registration of Persons in Kenya.
Breitbart.com’s senior management prefaces its post by stating that the late Andrew Breitbart did not believe the “birther” conspiracy and believed Obama was born in Hawaii.
This latest information, however, should finally put to rest the reservations of many who were afraid of the “birther” stigma created and amplified by Democrats and liberals to sideline a demonstrable truth – that Barack Obama, real name Barry Soetoro, is not “a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States” and as such is illegitimate AND MUST BE REMOVED FROM OFFICE IMMEDIATELY.]
The following copy is from the Breitbart report:
Who is Barack Obama? The question remains contentious, but a new smoking gun piece of evidence makes certain that so-called “birthers” won’t be going anywhere. It has now emerged that Barack Obama’s own authorized biography while president of the Harvard Law Review says he was “born in Kenya” and raised in both Indonesia and Hawaii. This is prima facie evidence that the public has been sold on a big lie. It further only reinforces the mountains of related evidence that has surfaced, not the least of which is Michele Obama’s own public statements about their returning to Barack’s “homeland” in Africa to conduct a public AIDS test stunt. Wow!
Breitbart.com broke the story as part of their “vetting” series that has coincided with the untimely death of Andrew Breitbart himself.