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When A Right-Wing Website Lobbied The Electoral College To Stop Obama

Terry Krepel | Posted 12.18.2016 | Politics
Terry Krepel

Right-wing "news" website WorldNetDaily has been freaking out about the effort to get the Electoral College to slow things down a bit and examine Russ...

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.

WorldNetDaily Begs for Money to Head Off 'Existential Threat'

Terry Krepel | Posted 06.02.2016 | Media
Terry Krepel

WorldNetDaily -- the right-wing conspiracy theorists best known for relentlessly pursuing the discredited idea that Barack Obama is not eligible to be president because he may not be an American citizen -- is apparently in serious financial trouble.

How the Right-Wing Media Helped Make Ann Coulter's 'F---ing Jews' Tirade Possible

Terry Krepel | Posted 09.21.2016 | Media
Terry Krepel

The problem with the MRC's silence is that because it's been so close to Coulter in the past, they have ownership in her anti-Semitic remarks. In this case, silence can only be interpreted as assent.

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.

WorldNetDaily Tries to Defuse Bundy Standoff It Lit the Fuse On

Terry Krepel | Posted 07.12.2014 | Media
Terry Krepel

WorldNetDaily was an early cheerleader of the standoff between Cliven Bundy and the federal government. But the feds have backed off, the militias are still hanging out and threatening people -- which, curiously, WND has not reported.

The Newsroom Is Right: WND Makes Up Stuff

Terry Krepel | Posted 10.28.2013 | Media
Terry Krepel

The HBO show The Newsroom recently aired an episode in which WorldNetDaily is depicted as having published a fabricated story. And you know what happens when WND gets criticized: a lot of thin-skinned whining and nasty pot shots in return.

WorldNetDaily Tries to Cash in on Paula Deen's Racism

Terry Krepel | Posted 09.14.2013 | Media
Terry Krepel

What else would one expect from a website that meticulously documents every instance of "black mob violence" but finds Paula Deen's history of racially charged behavior to be a money-making opportunity?

WND Editor -- Known for His Obama Lies -- Wants to Lead a 'Day Of Prayer'

Terry Krepel | Posted 08.18.2013 | Media
Terry Krepel

If Farah really believes in the power of repentance, he should publicly apologize to his readers for the massive dishonesty his website has perpetrated over the past the past four-plus years, trying to personally destroy Obama.

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.

Joseph Farah's Pack of Lies

Terry Krepel | Posted 11.10.2012 | Media
Terry Krepel

What does it say about the credibility of a "news" organization when its leader has been caught in lie after lie?

Birther Lawsuit Against Esquire Dismissed

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2012 | Media

By Lily Kuo WASHINGTON, June 4 (Reuters) - A U.S. District Court dismissed a lawsuit on Monday against Esquire Magazine over a satiri...

Birther Bribery: Is WorldNetDaily Trying to Influence Joe Arpaio?

Terry Krepel | Posted 04.29.2012 | Media
Terry Krepel

WorldNetDaily's Jerome Corsi is violating journalistic ethics by playing both sides of the fence -- writing about an investigation he not only instigated but participated in.

The Perils of Trusting WorldNetDaily

Terry Krepel | Posted 10.09.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

WorldNetDaily is all too willing to put its rabidly anti-Obama agenda before the facts, as evidenced by their birther obsession and unhinged rhetoric.

This Week In Crazy

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.01.2011 | Comedy

This Fourth of July weekend, take some time to think about the freedoms that this country affords us, crazy and non-crazy alike. But the holiday weeke...

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

Forbes | Posted 08.30.2011 | Home

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.

Jerome Corsi Satire Confuses People Into Believing Birther Book Was Pulled From Shelves

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 07.18.2011 | Home

What happens when a satire is taken seriously? Following the release of Jerome Corsi's birther book, "Where's the Birth Certificate? The Case that...

Glenn Beck's Attacks on Frances Fox Piven Trigger Death Threats

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Peter Dreier

For two years Beck has targeted the political science professor as a Marxist Machiavelli whose writings constitute a manifesto for a radical revolution. But in recent months Beck has escalated his hate even further.

Right-Wing Media Cling to Discredited Number for Obama's Asia Trip Cost

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

WorldNetDaily has demonstrated over and over again that facts are irrelevant when it comes to reporting on President Obama and his administration -- t...

A Laughable, Error-Ridden 'Case for Impeachment'

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

WND and WJC have teamed up on a book, The Case for Impeachment: Why Barack Hussein Obama Should Be Impeached to Save America. The book contains no footnotes or other substantiation for the claims it makes.