Skip to comments.Wild theories of 'Obama Nation' author [Corsi, FR]
Posted on 08/14/2008 12:50:31 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
The folks behind The Obama Nation, the wildly successful but factually disputed new book trashing presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama, are casting it as a scholarly, thoroughly researched work.
But its author has left a trail of wild theories, vitriol and dogma that have called into question his credibility.
Jerome Corsi, who rose to prominence as the co-author of a book attacking 2004 Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry, penned another tome asserting oil is a nearly infinite resource that continues to generate naturally, and posted a series of online comments through 2004, including suggestions that Hillary Rodham Clinton is a lesbian and Muslims worship Satan.
In an interview with Politico, Corsi pointed out that hes apologized for Internet postings ripping Muslims and Catholics, and said they dont undermine the integrity of his new book.
I wrote those to be provocative and I said I would not use that kind of politically incorrect language again, and I dont believe I have, he said.
But his outrageous assertions and fringe theories which include allegations that President Bush worked to eliminate the borders with Mexico and Canada and the assertion that Kerry is a Communist have hurt his credibility on the right, as well.
Corsis co-author on the Kerry attack book, Swift Boat Veterans for Truth spokesman John O'Neill, downplayed Corsis role after the left-leaning press watchdog group Media Matters exposed Corsis venomous postings in the conservative blogosphere.
On the blog FreeRepublic.com, Corsi wrote that pedophilia is OK with the Pope as long as it isn't reported by the liberal press, that RAGHEADS are Boy-Bumpers as clearly as they are Women-Haters and that Kerry is Anti-Christian, Anti-American.
(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...
He signed his name to some of his posts.
Ragheads as boy bumpers is pretty accurate too.
I think his User ID for FR is "Jerome Corsi." Doh! :O)
That’s exactly it. Media Matters spent last night on TV attacking Corsi for other things ... but did not refute anything in the Obama book.
I hear you.
I hear you.
I hear you!
I wonder how many political pundits peruse FR on a regualar basis. I’d say, probably, quite a few.
when you're taking flak...you know you're on target
Attack the Messenger:
Hold on... Are they trying to tell us that Kerry isn't Anti-Christian and Anti-American???? I've always thought he was.
Thanks for that!
Exactly, controversy sells books, I hope they do continue the flak throwing....
Obama doesn’t wish to discuss his past associations and actions, that is his choice, but Nature, and the Market abhors a vacuum and Corsi and even Dick Morris are filling it.
There, fixed it.
I wish the rats were just Communists at least the new form of communists who embrace capitalism. Kerry is an old style Communist: capitalist hating, totalitarian regime endorsing, USA despising, environment worshipping, and central planning practicing. Kerry is identical to any number of other rats including the chosen one, the unnamed one, the bent one, and the Congressional leaders.
Exactly. Since when, what’s his name here and where are the comments.
He didn’t go far enough in the book for me, but then i’ve been on the trail since Illinois.
We were here before Algore invented blogs.
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