Trump birth certificate: asked and answered

Media efforts to ridicule Donald Trump's questions about President Obama's birth certificate have backfired. JournOlist member Ben Smith of Politico ridiculed Trump's release of the birth certificate issued by the hospital where he was born:"It took me one hour to get my birth certificate. It's inconceivable that, after four years of questioning,  the president still hasn't produced his birth certificate. I'm just asking President Obama to show the public his birth certificate. Why's he making an issue out of this?"This issue isn't going away, no matter what tricks Obama partisans in the media deploy, because at its base, it is a matter of transparency (and lack thereof). Why should the American public be denied access to basic documentation, including birth records, college records, and the like, that would be required for any job applicant aspiring to a responsible position? The Obama lickspittles in the media have no good answer.(Read Full Post)