Friday, June 11, 2010

Birthers Are Back!

I guess the "birther" controversy is kicking up again.

I'm not into it, really. I generally go as far as Andrew McCarthy, "
Suborned in the U.S.A.: The birth-certificate controversy is about Obama’s honesty, not where he was born." That said, Aaron Klein is calm and even-handed on the issues in his Chapter 5 of The Manchurian President: Barack Obama's Ties to Communists, Socialists and Other Anti-American Extremists. So now it turns out that WND's got a new breaking report, "Hawaii elections clerk: Obama not born here; Official who oversaw ballots in 2008 race says hospital birth certificate non-existent." And in response, Charles Johnson attacks Tim Adams, WND's source, as a "white supremacist." Typical.

In any case, Mediaite's got
a piece on this, and more at Memeorandum. Below is Susan Nordyke's official medical birth transcipt from Hawaii, not Barack Obama's: