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June 10, 2008
Obama's Birth Certificate Rumors
Jim Geraghty at Campaign Spot says that Obama could kill some rumors by releasing his birth certificate. He's thinking of three rumors in particular: (1) whether Obama was really born in Kenya; (2) whether Obama middle name is not "Hussein", but is instead "Muhammad"; and (3) that his birth name is "Barry" rather than "Barack." Click over to read the whole thing, which is laid out in much more detail.
I hadn't actually heard any of those rumors before and they certainly wouldn't be the first thing I looked for if I had the chance to look at Obama's birth certificate. The first thing I would use the birth certificate to debunk is the nagging rumor of Obama's religion at birth. I don't know about Hawaiian birth certificates, but mine from Texas has spaces for religion of the parents and child. A glimpse of Obama's form should end the ridiculous rumor that he's a secret Muslim, shouldn't it?
More: Michelle Malkin has a good reply to Obama's typical response:
Lest the Obama campaign start whining about this issue being an unfair “distraction,” John McCain underwent intense scrutiny of his citizenship status because of his birth in the Panama Canal zone, leading the Senate to declare him a natural-born citizen in April.
It is no distraction to expect candidates to tell the truth about themselves and to provide proof of their claims when there is any doubt. Credibility issues are always relevant.
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