WASHINGTON, April 27, 2011 – Accuracy in Media Chairman Don Irvine today commended President Barack Obama for releasing his long form birth certificate.
“I applaud President Obama’s finally releasing his birth certificate for all Americans to see,” Mr. Irvine said. “His action will help stave off an increasing toxicity in discourse found in the media today. Accuracy in Media has been a longtime advocate for transparency regarding the President’s birth records; today that need has been met.”
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