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Trump's Birther Mentors Don't Want To Talk About Birtherism Anymore

Terry Krepel | Posted 09.30.2016 | Media
Terry Krepel

WND's coverage of the first debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton -- in which Trump's birtherism came up -- is an example of WND fleeing from the legacy it owns.

WorldNetDaily Will Die On Birther Hill

Terry Krepel | Posted 09.19.2016 | Media
Terry Krepel

The news that Donald Trump has renounced birtherism (in front of the cameras, anyway) has to be a blow to WorldNetDaily, which helped Trump behind the scenes with his birther obsession.

Scam PACs Drawing FEC attention

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 05.20.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

The Federal Election Commission is raising questions about reports filed by the biggest super PAC associated with Scott B. Mackenzie, who's listed as the treasurer of more than two dozen PACs.

Right-Wing Media Help Discredited Anti-Obama Filmmaker Cry Persecution

Terry Krepel | Posted 04.14.2016 | Media
Terry Krepel

The headline claim of Gilbert's film is that Barack Obama's real father is, in Corsi's words, "the late Communist Party USA propagandist Frank Marshall Davis." That's an argument so fallacious that even the far-right website American Thinker shot that down, dismissing Gilbert as a "hoaxster."

Birthers at WorldNetDaily Won't Hold Cruz to Same Standard as Obama

Terry Krepel | Posted 06.13.2015 | Media
Terry Krepel

It seems that WND has declared a total blackout on treating Cruz the way it did Obama where eligibility is concerned -- and even WND's chief birther is compelled to play along. All of which hammers home the message that WND cares about the Constitution only when it can be used as a cudgel against its political enemies, not as a document to be applied evenly to all.

WorldNetDaily-Backed Super PAC Gave No Money to Candidates

Terry Krepel | Posted 04.01.2015 | Media
Terry Krepel

Despite WorldNetDaily editor Joseph Farah's claim that the Takeover Super PAC was designed to "topple the establishment," not only did it do nothing of the sort, but it didn't even attempt to do so.

Right-Wing Reporter Jerome Corsi Promotes Film He Appears In

Terry Krepel | Posted 10.08.2014 | Media
Terry Krepel

It's all ridiculously blatant cheerleading, and WND is complicit -- what self-respecting news organization would let a so-called reporter present as a "news" article gushing PR pieces on a film he appears in? It's a textbook example of how to violate journalistic ethics.

Alex Jones Insists the Kenyan Terrorist Attack Was Orchestrated by President Obama

Bob Cesca | Posted 11.27.2013 | Media
Bob Cesca

Alex Jones and Jermoe Corsi market in fear and paranoia while turning serious events and the deaths of innocent civilians into their own personal clown show. Again and again and again.

Gay Marriage Will Lead To Hate Crime Accusations Against Pastors, Right-Wing Pundit Claims

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Add Jerome Corsi to the chorus of dissenting, right-wing voices to condemn the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and ...

Gay Rights Will Lead To Bestiality And 'Snuff Films,' Activist Claims

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Tea Party activist and conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi recently made shocking accusations about gay rights. As Right Wing Watch notes, Corsi made...

America's Future: What If 'Obama Nation' Turns Into 'Obamanation'?

Glen Browder | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics
Glen Browder

A surprising number of critics caution that he's promising more than he, his party, and even government can deliver; others worry that he is making a tough road tougher -- both domestically and internationally -- for an already bedraggled America.

How Obama-Hate Destroyed WorldNetDaily

Terry Krepel | Posted 01.20.2013 | Media
Terry Krepel

Will WND's failure and self-destruction prompt Joseph Farah and crew to do some soul-searching? Unlikely -- Farah is trying to seize on the post-election atmosphere to shake down his readers for more cash.

Even Birthers Don't Believe Jerome Corsi Anymore

Terry Krepel | Posted 12.24.2012 | Media
Terry Krepel

He's still at it, but he's no more truthful now than he was then -- and even the birthers are catching on.

Welcome to Jerome Corsi's Cesspool

Terry Krepel | Posted 12.01.2012 | Media
Terry Krepel

It's rough being Jerome Corsi these days. WorldNetDaily's star reporter has spent the past four years peddling various birther conspiracies, desperately trying to prove that Barack Obama was not born in the United States.

Resisting The Rage Trade

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics
Richard J. Rosendall

The anti-gay, xenophobic, and misogynist bullies of the Christian right are so determined to defeat President Obama and promote orthodoxy that they endanger American diplomats and undermine fundamental principles of freedom.

Right-wing Bloggers Say Amb. Stevens Was Gay -- And They Care Deeply About What Happened to Him, Really, They Do

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

When do right-wing websites, radical Christian bloggers and Tea Party fringe characters care about someone who is targeted simply because he or she may be gay? When they can blame the evil Muslims, President Obama, Hillary Clinton and Democratic policies -- that's when.

Is Barack Obama a 'Born Again' Christian?

Stephen Mansfield | Posted 07.22.2012 | Religion
Stephen Mansfield

As he stepped into office, President Obama was without a primary spiritual mentor, without a spiritual home and still bruised from the religious bludgeoning of the campaign. Some administration officials report that it was just at this moment that a change began.

John Celock

GOP Lawmaker Says 'Higher Authority' Should Determine Obama Citizenship | John Celock | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

A Republican lawmaker in New Jersey said that a speech he attended Tuesday night left him doubting President Barack Obama's citizenship and he believe...

Birther Advocate Addresses New Jersey Republicans

Morristown Patch | William Westhoven | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

Drawing on research from "Where's the Birth Certificate?" and using a MacBook to display documents on a screen, Corsi charmed the crowd with his calm,...

Perry's 'Flirting with Birtherism.' Leonard Pitts Was Right

Dorian de Wind | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

On a day when Perry is hoping that the bulk of the media coverage will focus on his flat tax proposal, his mention of birtherism will likely take away some -- if not most -- of the attention from his economic plan.

Smiley Face Birtherism

Arthur Goldwag | Posted 12.04.2011 | Weird News
Arthur Goldwag

If you magnify Hawaii State Registrar Alvin T. Onaka's stamped signature 800 times, "the distinct form of a smiley face can be seen on the side of the 'A' in Onaka's first name.

Birther Book Authors Seek Over $200 Million In Lawsuit Against Esquire

Forbes | Posted 08.30.2011 | Books

Joseph Farah and Jerome Corsi have some pretty interesting beliefs....

Jason Linkins

Esquire Sued By Birthers Over Deceptive Satire Of Birther Deception | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.29.2011 | Media

Just over a month ago, Esquire Magazine's Mark Warren published an item on the magazine's Politics blog titled, "BREAKING: Jerome Corsi's Birther Book...

WorldNetDaily's Natural Born Misleaders

Terry Krepel | Posted 07.20.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

With President Obama's release of his long-form birth certificate, WorldNetDaily lost one of the biggest cudgels it has used against the president.

Jason Linkins

Esquire FTW: Reactions To Satiric Post Provide The Punchline | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.19.2011 | Media

Mark Warren's blog was good enough to fool many, and by the end of the day, Esquire got to enjoy a lot of people sputtering in rage over the dupe.