Unfortunately, the story is about how the internet allows people to keep stories like this one alive. They do discuss who is bringing the challenges, but they fail to explain any of the issues in any depth. This is small step forward for the bloggers that are keeping this story alive.
Internet drives Barack Obama birth-certificate battle
Web allows opinions to "live forever," expert says
By Tim Jones | Tribune correspondent
December 8, 2008
This is a story that won't go away.
Five weeks after the State of Hawaii vouched for the authenticity of President-elect Barack Obama's birth certificate, the controversy over allegations that Obama is not eligible to take office next month has reached the Supreme Court, which is expected to announce Monday whether it will consider the matter.
The fight is unusual because it thrives outside the so-called mainstream media, far beyond the oak-paneled offices of $700-an-hour lawyers and a world away from the 535 individuals whose surnames are preceded by Representative or Senator.
This is a different army at work, in an environment increasingly influenced by the Internet.
"It's only being mentioned by a relative few...
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