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Let the speculation begin.

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/05/17/The-Vetti...




 
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Even the linked article admits that the listing was incorrect. Not sure what the point is.
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They just can't let this shit go can they?
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So the company that put out his biography screwed up in his biographical summary? Is that what this is?
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Obama and the New Kids on the Block had the same literary agent. Therefore: Hitler.
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bjlillo wrote:
So the company that put out his biography screwed up in his biographical summary?


I'll say! They claim he worked as a "financial journalist"!
 
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MWChapel wrote:
They just can't let this shit go can they?


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Andrew Breitbart was never a "Birther," and Breitbart News is a site that has never advocated the narrative of "Birtherism." In fact, Andrew believed, as we do, that President Barack Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on August 4, 1961.

...Regardless of the reason for Obama's odd biography, the Acton & Dystel booklet raises new questions as part of ongoing efforts to understand Barack Obama


This seems like a reasonable approach in contrast to just ignoring it.
 
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rshipley wrote:
Even the linked article admits that the listing was incorrect. Not sure what the point is.


What exactly are you referring to?
 
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eknauer wrote:
MWChapel wrote:
They just can't let this shit go can they?


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Andrew Breitbart was never a "Birther," and Breitbart News is a site that has never advocated the narrative of "Birtherism." In fact, Andrew believed, as we do, that President Barack Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on August 4, 1961.

...Regardless of the reason for Obama's odd biography, the Acton & Dystel booklet raises new questions as part of ongoing efforts to understand Barack Obama


This seems like a reasonable approach in contrast to just ignoring it.


As the article states, Obama's "history" has been altered and manipulated to fit whatever current audience is perceived to want to hear. So back then, he's an African done good in a white man's land. Once he becomes a national figure he's no longer that but a native Hawaiian. What this proves is that I was right back in 2007 and 2008 - he's an empty vessel. he's whatever you want him to be. An empty suit.

A normal person would have allowed his school transcripts to be released years ago. But then, a normal person doesn't write a self-aggrandizing autobiography before they're 40 years old.
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eknauer wrote:
rshipley wrote:
Even the linked article admits that the listing was incorrect. Not sure what the point is.


What exactly are you referring to?


The same thing you just referred to.
 
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DWTripp wrote:
eknauer wrote:
MWChapel wrote:
They just can't let this shit go can they?


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Andrew Breitbart was never a "Birther," and Breitbart News is a site that has never advocated the narrative of "Birtherism." In fact, Andrew believed, as we do, that President Barack Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on August 4, 1961.

...Regardless of the reason for Obama's odd biography, the Acton & Dystel booklet raises new questions as part of ongoing efforts to understand Barack Obama


This seems like a reasonable approach in contrast to just ignoring it.


As the article states, Obama's "history" has been altered and manipulated to fit whatever current audience is perceived to want to hear. So back then, he's an African done good in a white man's land. Once he becomes a national figure he's no longer that but a native Hawaiian. What this proves is that I was right back in 2007 and 2008 - he's an empty vessel. he's whatever you want him to be. An empty suit.

A normal person would have allowed his school transcripts to be released years ago. But then, a normal person doesn't write a self-aggrandizing autobiography before they're 40 years old.



It's strange a lawyer of all people would allow this to be written about himself assuming he knew about it.
 
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rshipley wrote:
eknauer wrote:
rshipley wrote:
Even the linked article admits that the listing was incorrect. Not sure what the point is.


What exactly are you referring to?


The same thing you just referred to.


I missed where the article said the "listing" was "incorrect".
 
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eknauer wrote:
rshipley wrote:
Even the linked article admits that the listing was incorrect. Not sure what the point is.


What exactly are you referring to?


From the article:

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The errant Obama biography in the Acton & Dystel booklet does not contradict the authenticity of Obama's birth certificate. Moreover, several contemporaneous accounts of Obama’s background describe Obama as having been born in Hawaii.
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bjlillo wrote:
eknauer wrote:
rshipley wrote:
Even the linked article admits that the listing was incorrect. Not sure what the point is.


What exactly are you referring to?


From the article:

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The errant Obama biography in the Acton & Dystel booklet does not contradict the authenticity of Obama's birth certificate. Moreover, several contemporaneous accounts of Obama’s background describe Obama as having been born in Hawaii.


Followed by "the biography does, however, fit a pattern in which Obama--or the people representing and supporting him--manipulate his public persona...Obama has been known frequently to fictionalize aspects of his own life."

Not exactly the same thing as the "listing being incorrect", is it?
 
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eknauer wrote:
Followed by "the biography does, however, fit a pattern in which Obama--or the people representing and supporting him--manipulate his public persona...Obama has been known frequently to fictionalize aspects of his own life."


Yeah, that's objective reporting there.
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File this in the same cabinet with Elizabeth Warren's heritage. When it was necessary for her to be part-Cherokee, then that's what she was . . . until she wasn't anymore.

And now Obama? Apparently inventing histories is just what they do at Harvard. It's how they meet the right people.

The left sees everything through the lens of racial/cultural/sexual identity. So it's no surprise to find people there whose identities shift, chameleon-like, between identity groups, depending on who they wish to manipulate, or how insecure they are.

DWTripp wrote:
A normal person would have allowed his school transcripts to be released years ago. But then, a normal person doesn't write a self-aggrandizing autobiography before they're 40 years old.


I'm pretty sure Obama didn't write one either. cool
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Golux13 wrote:
eknauer wrote:
Followed by "the biography does, however, fit a pattern in which Obama--or the people representing and supporting him--manipulate his public persona...Obama has been known frequently to fictionalize aspects of his own life."


Yeah, that's objective reporting there.


What's not objective about it? You can't deny that it's true.
 
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eknauer wrote:
bjlillo wrote:
eknauer wrote:
rshipley wrote:
Even the linked article admits that the listing was incorrect. Not sure what the point is.


What exactly are you referring to?


From the article:

Quote:
The errant Obama biography in the Acton & Dystel booklet does not contradict the authenticity of Obama's birth certificate. Moreover, several contemporaneous accounts of Obama’s background describe Obama as having been born in Hawaii.


Followed by "the biography does, however, fit a pattern in which Obama--or the people representing and supporting him--manipulate his public persona...Obama has been known frequently to fictionalize aspects of his own life."

Not exactly the same thing as the "listing being incorrect", is it?


That's what "errant" means.
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bjlillo wrote:

What's not objective about it? You can't deny that it's true.


Deny what? That a literary agent decides to pad the facts of a biography to sell more copies to a target audience?

Let be the first to tell you that if ANY biography ever written ever aout anyone was 100% Factual, I would be super fucking flabbergasted(i.e. there ain't no such thing)


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bjlillo wrote:
Golux13 wrote:
eknauer wrote:
Followed by "the biography does, however, fit a pattern in which Obama--or the people representing and supporting him--manipulate his public persona...Obama has been known frequently to fictionalize aspects of his own life."


Yeah, that's objective reporting there.


What's not objective about it? You can't deny that it's true.


Here's a good one from the article:

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David Maraniss's forthcoming biography of Obama has reportedly confirmed, for example, that a girlfriend Obama described in Dreams from My Father was, in fact, an amalgam of several separate individuals.


That composites were used is mentioned right in the forward to the actual book. There's some real objective reporting for you. shake
 
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New Kids on the Block wrote a book?

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Obama is an American, but from time to time, found it convenient or even advantageous if other people didn't think he was. Like Elizabeth Warren's invented native American heritage, he invented a "born in Kenya" history because he wanted to have lunch with interesting people.

And then, psychologically, someone who was abandoned by his father, and raised by his "typical white Grandmother," he had a desperate need for acceptance and continually altered who he was depending on the group he was around.

Because of his chameleon-like nature, it's no wonder there was a birther controversy. It's not that he wasn't born in Hawaii; it's that for so much of his life he pretended he wasn't an American. He doesn't like us and doesn't like having to prove he's one of us.

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pronoblem wrote:
New Kids on the Block wrote a book?



Funny!
 
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Drew1365 wrote:

Because of his chameleon-like nature, it's no wonder there was a birther controversy. It's not that he wasn't born in Hawaii; it's that for so much of his life he pretended he wasn't an American. He doesn't like us and doesn't like having to prove he's one of us.



Yeah, personally I could care less about where he was born and find the law to be anachronistic at this point. Deliberate deception is the more interesting story to me assuming that is not one of the most careless typos ever.
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pronoblem wrote:
New Kids on the Block wrote a book?



Oh like you didn't know that already. You don't have to be shy about your Jordan posters hanging on your wall. We're all friends here.
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