Skip to comments.LITERARY AGENT RESPONDS TO ‘BORN IN KENYA’ OBAMA BIO: ‘NOTHING MORE THAN A FACT CHECKING ERROR’
Posted on 05/17/2012 2:59:13 PM PDT by barmag25
The text editor of the 1991 literary agency booklet that described Barack Obama as born in Kenya said Thursday the line in question was nothing more than a fact checking error.
Miriam Goderich issued a statement to the Political Wire saying the future president never suggested in any way that he was born in Kenya and not Hawaii:
Youre undoubtedly aware of the brouhaha stirred up by Breitbart about the erroneous statement in a client list Acton & Dystel published in 1991 (for circulation within the publishing industry only) that Barack Obama was born in Kenya. This was nothing more than a fact checking error by me an agency assistant at the time. There was never any information given to us by Obama in any of his correspondence or other communications suggesting in any way that he was born in Kenya and not Hawaii. I hope you can communicate to your readers that this was a simple mistake and nothing more.
(Excerpt) Read more at theblaze.com ...
I’m reminded of how Nixon’s secretary showed how she could have been on the phone and accidentally hit the “erase” button with her foot. She would have had to have been “Elastic Woman”.
She’s claiming she was a secretary at the time. When all else fails, blames the staff!
LITERARY AGENCIES LET AUTHORS WRITE THEIR OWN BIOGRAPHIES.
"NOTHING MORE THAN A FACT CHECKING ERROR THAT OBAMA KNOWINGLY LEFT UNCORRECTED FOR 16 YEARS" - Fixed again
"NOTHING MORE THAN A
FACT CHECKING ERROR LIE THAT OBAMA LEFT UNCORRECTED TOLD FOR 16 YEARS" - Fixed yet again.
"NOTHING MORE THAN
A LIE THE TRUTH THAT OBAMA TOLD FOR 16 YEARS" - Finally nailed it!
Obama had a hand in writing this Bio , he supplied all the FACTS LOL
With Obama, it's a fact checking error. When the Clintons were caught in lies, it was a "technical snafu."
I remember that passport ordeal. Didn’t Biden have something to do with that? Which is why he was picked as VP?
In other words don’t blame Obama that Obama is a serial prevaricator
Literary agency confesses that they are really sloppy and lazy...
Ditto for dog eating
NOT surprised at this turn of events, but am very surprised at the speed almost of light that it happened. NO time was wasted with this spin.
I’d say they were prepared knowing that was out there.
What it looks like to me is at Obama knew that would help him sell books whether it was true or not. That’s what liars do.
Something very sinister is going on with Barack Obama.
any published author will tell you, the author sends in the initial bio stuff...and undoubtedly checks it many times over before it is final!!!
(and one would think that such a brilliant author as obama would do this even more so!)
A 16 year error?
As a former reporter I notice the 5Ws of Journalism are again, as always, absent from the Picture.
WHO told you he was from Kenya to begin with?
WHAT is your process for fact checking things you publish?
WHERE did the information that led you to publish his Kenyan birthplace come from?
WHEN were you informed of such?
WHY do you believe now that this was an error and can you produce any prior retraction?
Can ANY actual journalist currently working in the media please step up and ask these questions?
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