Skip to comments.Hannity Goes All-In On Obama Birth Certificate: ‘What’s Wrong With Asking?’
Posted on 03/26/2011 3:22:36 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
A coalition of peculiar media forces apparently led by Donald Trump appear to be working to make President Barack Obamas birth certificate a major 2012 campaign issue, and all signs point to Sean Hannity hopping on the bandwagon. After dedicating a significant amount of time on his radio show earlier this week to the matter, he brought it up once again on TV in the context of Trumps potential 2012 bid, calling the entire ordeal odd.
The discussion began on his Great American Panel, where Republican strategist Dee Dee Benkie was urging viewers not to completely dismiss Trump as a viable presidential candidate. This allowed Hannity to bring up the birth certificate, which Trump had been demanding to see, and Hannity noted merely asking the question had helped Trumps poll numbers: hes now in a tie for 5th place, two points behind Sarah Palin. Panelist Ron Daniels scoffed at the idea that being anywhere near Palin on the polls was a good thing, and dismissed the idea that Trump even wanted to be President. Its a publicity stunt, he concluded.
But Hannity was far more interested in pursuing President Obamas birthplace struggles, wondering aloud yet again why the President has yet to produce a long-form birth certificate. He took his now-typical line of attack, noting that Dick Cheney had to prove his residency and that President Chester A. Arthur had one attorney after him proclaiming he was born in either Ireland or Canada. That said, Hannity clarified that he personally had no questions as to whether the President was American, but he did not consider himself a worthy arbiter of that.
Legal analyst Peter Johnson agreed that there is a way to put this to bed showing a birth certificate that would be adequate to those who believe the conspiracy and that the White House has not produced said certificate raised questions. Daniels objected, noting correctly that the White House in fact has published President Obamas birth certificate several times, but the copy presented was not sufficient. To that, Hannity concluded the discussion articulating what many exposed to the birther debate regularly lament: lets get out of this. This is stupid.
The segment via Fox News below:
(VIDEO AT LINK)
There are times when everyone has to produce their BC.
It took gravitas from Trump to get hannity off the schneide. No kudo for hannity.
With the exception of Barry Soetoro.
Even possibly better than the Birth Cert. would be Obama’s college transcripts. These would show his P.O.B and if he were registered as a foreign student.
Now that states are passing legislation requiring that BCs be submitted prior to getting on the ballots no one has to ask anymore. Urkel will have to put up or not run just like every other candidate.
I won’t be surprised to find that when his numbers reach rock bottom which will come when the disaster he is courting in Libya blows up in his face, the Court throws out the Healthcare destruction bill and the economy continues to limp along on the edge of collapse he will decide not to run.
And the real reason will be the inability to produce a BC.
Do you suppose that the big boys have developed a foolproof story to “explain” the eligibility dilemma and now the green light is given to those on the “responsible right” to start talking about a birth certificate?
I feel we’re being set up.
At this point Obama and Soros probably have a forged long-form birth certificate.
Donald Trump, long-time Democrat and supporter of Democrat candidates, is a part of the set-up.
The multiple social security numbers, madrasa files, college records, and citizenship of Papa are all more interesting “questions” but everything’s been focused (intentionally, I believe) on the birth certificate, as if that is the be all and end all. Narrow the field of inquiry, cast the curious as nutcases, and play for time.
Trump's ego is so big I can't grasp him in that role-but it appears that is what is happening. - Tom
A stalking horse is a person who tests a concept with someone or mounts a challenge against them on behalf of an anonymous third party.
If the idea proves viable and/or popular, the anonymous figure can then declare their interest and advance the concept with little risk of failure.
If the concept fails, the anonymous party will not be tainted by association and can either drop the idea completely or bide their time and wait until a better moment for launching an attack.
Or Trump, a long-time Hillary supporter and donor, is this year’s Philip Berg, esq. or Linda Starr perhaps?
Imagine buying from a used car dealer who’s telling you that you are nuts to insist in seeing a CARFAX report and then having him spend money to make sure I cannot get it elsewhere on my own?
I remember trump saying he loves obama and will vote for him
I agree. Trump is either being used or volunteered to help out.
The Emperor has no clothes. Suddenly, everyone has noticed.
I’m 55 years old and I can instantly produce my birth certificate.....the aging original.
What I’ve said consistently on these B.C. threads is the same thing, over and over: I believe in Occam’s Razor; the simplest explanation is usually correct. Someone who hides something has something to hide. Period. End of argument.
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