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In addition to the items identified by WilliamRawle above, there are an additional two false statements that Mr. Kreep made with regard to the President's birth.
4) Hawaii Governor Abercrombie never said that the state did not have a birth certificate in its records. This was initially claimed by a gossip reporter, Mike Evans, but Evans later retracted and admitted that he had not spoken to Governor Abercrombie at all, much less that the Governor had made this private confession.
5) There have never been any Obama "cousins" who have claimed that he was born in Kenya. Not even cousins who have been misinterpreted or taken out of context.
Similarly, the above-mentioned "Zulu birth ritual" isn't just a false rumor, but a novel claim that I've never heard anywhere before. Nor is Google familiar with it. Mr. Kreep seems to have created that one out of whole cloth for this interview.
I wholly understand the decision not to debate a topic as ridiculous as this during an interview. But for someone within reach of a judicial office, Mr. Kreep dropped an awful lot of debunked lies and rumors within a mere minute of airtime, any one of which would rate a "Pants on Fire" rating on the PolitiFact scale.
June 13, 2012 at 4:12 p.m.
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