Monday, December 8, 2008

Internet drives Barack Obama birth-certificate battle -- chicagotribune.com


Internet drives Barack Obama birth-certificate battle -- chicagotribune.com: "Web allows opinions to 'live forever,' expert says

By Tim Jones | Tribune correspondent
December 8, 2008

This is a story that won't go away.

Five weeks after the State of Hawaii vouched for the authenticity of President-elect Barack Obama's birth certificate, the controversy over allegations that Obama is not eligible to take office next month has reached the Supreme Court, which is expected to announce Monday whether it will consider the matter.

The fight is unusual because it thrives outside the so-called mainstream media, far beyond the oak-paneled offices of $700-an-hour lawyers and a world away from the 535 individuals whose surnames are preceded by Representative or Senator." Read more.