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Let’s count the lies (or “discrepancies”) in this story, supposedly first published in 1990. The full text follows, for purposes of education and analysis, with “discrepancies” highlighted, links provided to contradictory evidence, and comments inserted in brackets:
This weekend we were treated to a puff piece by PARADE that told us all about how hard Mr. and Mrs. Barack Obama “struggled” when they worked menial minimum-wage jobs while growing up and pinched pennies to support themselves and their two young children after they both graduated from law school. It’s almost as if the authors (Lynn Sherr and Maggie Murphy) did no fact checking but accepted the Obama narrative as presented to them.
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© Miri WTPOTUS July 13, 2012
I recently came across an online copy of the Harvard Law Revue, a parody published in April 1990, dating to when Barack Obama was president of the Harvard Law Review. Images of the pages are provided at the link (until scrubbed). On the back page of the publication, there’s a photo of Obama that was very briefly on the Internet, during the campaign of 2008. (It’s the photo where he has that unusually wide nose.) Continue reading
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© Miri WTPOTUS July 12, 2012
Below is a partial transcript of the text (minus footnotes) of an article allegedly written by Barack Hussein Obama II in 1990, when he was president of the Harvard Law Review. The article was published in the April 1990 Harvard Law Revue, which is a parody produced by the editorial staff of the Harvard Law Review. As usual, Obama wrote about his favorite topic: himself. Continue reading