2009 Report: Hawaii Health Department went paperless, discarded documents

In the words of Lewis Carroll, it gets curioser and curiouser. According to this report, back when Lou Dobbs (then a CNN host) began to raise questions about Obama's birth, CNN president Jon Klein had his researchers contact the Hawaii Department of Health to inquire as to the records. TV Newser reproduced the letter in a post dated July 24, 2009:From: Klein, Jon (CNN)Sent: Thu Jul 23 19:00:44 2009Subject: Important re birth certificateI asked the political researchers to dig into the question "why couldn't Obama produce the ORIGINAL birth certificate?"This is what they forwarded. It seems to definitively answer the question. Since the show's mission is for Lou to be the explainer and enlightener, he should be sure to cite this during your segment tonite. And then it seems this story is dead - because anyone who still is not convinced doesn't really have a legitimate beef.Thx******************In 2001 - the state of Hawaii Health Department went paperless.*Paper documents...(Read Full Post)