The plight of the birthers now

Hawaiian officials get orders to stop talking to WorldNetDaily, WorldNetDaily complains

Topics: Birthers, War Room,

The plight of the birthers nowJerome Corsi

The ranks of birthers have thinned significantly since President Obama released his long-form birth certificate on April 27.

But in the universe of WorldNetDaily, the influential leading birther website, Obama’s eligibility remains a live issue.

Leading the site right now is a piece by Jerome Corsi headlined “Hawaii detective charges: ‘Birth certificate’ a fraud / Claims phonies created by state in order to ‘screw with birthers.’” It carries a Honolulu dateline. But the piece includes this ominous passage:

You Might Also Like

However, few other officials were talking. Hawaii authorities ordered WND not to contact the state employee identified as the source of the phony certificates. Also, WND learned the state’s employees had been ordered not to respond to WND questions.

Officials at Kapiolani also refused WND permission to ask questions of anyone at the hospital. Spokesman Shawn Nakamoto told WND the hospital would not respond to anyone at “your organization.”

What is Kapiolani hospital hiding?

Corsi’s new book, “Where’s the Birth Certificate,” ships next week.

Justin Elliott is a reporter for ProPublica. You can follow him on Twitter @ElliottJustin

More Related Stories

Featured Slide Shows

  • Share on Twitter
  • Share on Facebook
  • 1 of 11
  • Close
  • Fullscreen
  • Thumbnails

    Cities without landmarks

    Slide 1

    Niagara Falls, U.S./Canada


    Cities without landmarks

    Slide 2

    Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia


    Cities without landmarks

    Slide 3

    Mount Rushmore, South Dakota, U.S.


    Cities without landmarks

    Slide 4

    Eiffel Tower, Paris, France

    Robert R.,

    Cities without landmarks

    Slide 5

    Colosseum, Rome, Italy


    Cities without landmarks

    Slide 6

    Taj Mahal, Agra, India

    Sergio Coelho,

    Cities without landmarks

    Slide 7

    Siena Cathedral, Siena, Italy


    Cities without landmarks

    Slide 8

    Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


    Cities without landmarks

    Slide 9

    Arc de Triomphe, Paris, France


    Cities without landmarks

    Slide 10

    Lost City of Petra, Jordan

  • Recent Slide Shows



Comment Preview

Your name will appear as username ( settings | log out )

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href=""> <b> <em> <strong> <i> <blockquote>