You’re right, it’s all very simple.
Barack’s grandparents wanted him to grow up as an American (with all the advantages that would give him), rather than as a Kenyan.
Amongst other things, the proud grandparents made sure a birth announcement appeared in the local paper.
To be totally certain, one would have to find out who placed that announcement. Was it the hospital or the grandparents? I doubt that information still exists.
From what I understand his grandparents applied for his BC while he was in abstentia...then the HI DOH forwarded that on to the local newspapers.
Someone went to interview neighbhors of the address in the birth announcement. They had lived there 50 years and could not remeber a black man and white woman (with child) ever living there.
The property owner of said address was one of BHO Sr.’s professors.
And even if he had been born in Kenya what would have prevented that from happening if no conspiracy to doctor the records had occured? Would his mother have been prevented from returning to the states with him? No, she was a citizen and he was her son. Admission would have been automatic. Would it have prevented him from growing up in the U.S., getting an education and a job? No. So why the rush and why the big conspiracy to get everything into the paper and fake U.S. birth?