Editor’s note: Jerome Corsi’s “Where’s the Birth Certificate? The Case That Barack Obama Is Not Eligible to Be President” is available today for immediate shipping, autographed by the author, exclusively from the WND Superstore.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The question is jarring, surreal and intensely controversial: Is Barack Obama a natural-born citizen of the United States and therefore constitutionally eligible to be president?

Repeated national polls – even after Obama’s recent release of his “long-form birth certificate” – suggest tens of millions of Americans don’t believe he is legally eligible. And while the mainstream press continues to ridicule “birthers” as conspiracists, kooks and racists, dozens of lawsuits cite Obama’s dual citizenship and other problematic parts of his past as unequivocally disqualifying him from the U.S. presidency according to the original meaning and intent of the Constitution.

Into this already incendiary political drama now comes mega-author Jerome Corsi – both of whose two previous No. 1 New York Times bestsellers have profoundly impacted the U.S. presidency – with “Where’s the Birth Certificate?: The Case That Barack Obama Is Not Eligible to Be President.” Published by Washington, D.C.-based WND Books, a division of online news giant WND.com, the book launches nationally on May 17.

But a month before its debut, it had already rocketed to No. 1 on Amazon’s bestseller list.

In fact, Obama’s release, after years of stonewalling, of what is purported to be his long-form birth certificate, was a preemptive strike against this book. As the Washington Post has documented, it was April 21 that Obama had his team of lawyers contact Hawaii about releasing the document. That would be exactly one day after “The Drudge Report” featured Corsi’s book, propelling it to top bestseller status. Obama’s preemptive move was understandable: Presidents and presidential candidates have been afraid of Corsi ever since “Unfit for Command,” coauthored with John O’Neill, thwarted John Kerry’s presidential ambitions in 2004.

In this controversial new book, going far beyond the issue of birth certificates, Corsi documents conclusively that no legal authority has ever verified Obama’s legal eligibility to be president, that glaring inconsistencies, blackouts and outright fabrications in his life narrative have generated widespread doubts, and that, in fact, a compelling body of evidence says Obama is not a natural-born citizen as is required of all presidents by Article 2, Section 1, of the Constitution.

An expert on political violence and terrorism, Corsi received his Ph.D. from Harvard in political science in 1972 and currently serves as senior staff reporter for WND. Also an economics expert, he is a senior managing director at Gilford Securities. He is the author of two No. 1 New York Times bestsellers, “Unfit for Command: Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against John Kerry” (2004, with co-author John O’Neill) and “The Obama Nation: Leftist Politics and the Cult of Personality” (2008). “The Obama Nation” so upset the ’08 Obama election campaign team that its operatives immediately published a 40-page rebuttal.

In “Where’s the Birth Certificate?,” you’ll read how:

  • Obama was born a dual citizen of the United Kingdom and the United States, a circumstance the Constitution’s framers considered an iron-clad roadblock to the presidency.

  • As a boy, Obama was officially registered in school as a Muslim and Indonesian citizen, another barrier to U.S. natural-born citizenship.
  • The press and blogosphere reported that Obama was born at Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu – before deciding he was born across town at Kapi’olani Women’s and Children’s Hospital.
  • The Congressional Research Service, a public policy arm of Congress, officially admits no one in the government ever vetted Obama’s constitutional eligibility.
  • In preparation for the 2012 election, more than a dozen states are considering legislation to force all presidential candidates to prove they are constitutionally qualified before they can be placed on that state’s ballot.

And that’s just the beginning. One of America’s top investigative reporters, Jerome Corsi ferrets out previously unknown facts, documents the law, connects the dots, champions the clear intent of the Constitution’s framers and in so doing pieces together a devastating indictment.

The result of three years of exhaustive research involving investigative trips to Kenya, Hawaii and points in between, “Where’s the Birth Certificate?” establishes the case not only that Barack Obama isn’t legally qualified to be president, but that, aided by his media co-conspirators, he has conducted one of the most audacious cover-ups ever perpetrated at the highest level of American politics.

Jerome Corsi’s new book, “Where’s the Birth Certificate?”, is now available for immediate shipping, autographed by the author, only from the WND Superstore

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