PEEK

Washington Post Defends Birther Coverage

You really cannot make this crap up.

You really cannot make this crap up -- yesterday during an online chat, Washington Post reporter Ben Pershing was asked why the media only gives a platform to some of the idiotic conspiracy theorists:

Perhaps because there is an actual videotape of the planes hitting the World Trade Center that billions of people around the world have seen, while there is no videotape of Obama being born in Hawaii or Vince Foster committing suicide.

Well, he has a point. Just as is the case with 99.9999% of the population, there is no video, and without that, a birth certificate doesn't prove a thing.

Stay Ahead of the Rest
Sign Up for AlterNet's Daily Newsletter
+ sign up for additional lists
[x]
Select additional lists by selecting the checkboxes below before clicking Subscribe:
Rights & Liberties
Education
Drugs
Economy
Environment
Labor
Food
World
Politics
Investigation
Personal Health
Water
Media