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 ObamaOvernight Tech: FCC chief gives states more control over internet subsidies | Dems urge Trump to veto bill blocking online privacy rules | House boosts its mobile security Overnight Defense: Pentagon considers more troops for Afghanistan | McCain, Graham won't back short-term funding | GOP defends Trump rules of engagement Paul Ryan sells out conservatives with healthcare surrender 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 WarrenOvernight Finance: Dems seek probe of acting SEC chief | Defense hawks say they won't back short-term funding | Senate seen as start point for Trump infrastructure plan | Dems want more money for IRS Senate Dems call for investigation of acting SEC chairman Petition calls for Melania Trump to move to White House or pay NY security costs 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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