Headline on Drudge this afternoon: “Obama Lit Agent Shocker: ‘Born in
Kenya and Raised in Indonesia and Hawaii.’ ” It links to a story in
Breitbart showing a full photo of President Obama in a brochure by Acton
& Dystel, said to be a literary agency, printed in 1991. Beneath
Obama’s picture it states: “Barack ObamaBarack ObamaConfirm Scott Palk for the Western District of Oklahoma Dean drifts behind in DNC race Republicans tried to flip Electoral College voters too — look at 2008 MORE, the first African-American
president of the Harvard Law Review, was born in Kenya and raised in
Indonesia and Hawaii.” The brochure was advancing a book, apparently by
Obama, titled Journeys in Black and White.
And Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenSanders vs. Trump: The battle of the bully pulpit Trump’s Treasury pick leaves Sears board: report Reeling Dems look for new leader MORE thought she had problems. My first guess is that if the brochure is legitimate, the then-unknown Obama was tailoring a perhaps fanciful literary persona to make a larger impression. There is as yet no other evidence available that he was actually born in Kenya.
Even if this was the case and the brochure went out with Obama’s approval, it would diminish his cachet and credibility. But of course if it is true, it would force Obama to leave the presidency.
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