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CNN places eligibility in primetime spotlight

May 8, 2010
Bob Unruh

CNN, one of the mainstream media outlets that have either belittled or ignored the question of Barack Obama’s eligibility to be president since before the 2008 election, tonight gave the topic a primetime spotlight as Anderson Cooper defended the computer-generated online image of a Certificate of Live Birth that lists a 1961 Hawaii birth for the president.

Cooper invited onto his “360” program Lt. Col. Terry Lakin, an Army doctor who is facing court-martial because he has told the military he will not follow orders unless Obama can document his eligibility to be commander-in-chief.

The questions he is raising are like those raised in numerous lawsuits and other challenges to Obama – whether he qualifies to occupy the Oval Office under the Constitution’s requirement that a president be a “natural born” citizen.

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