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ET EXTRA: Birthers and the Big Gorilla

Where, oh where, is the journalist who is trained in Engineering Thinking? By focusing on the birther issue’s Big Gorilla factor (a factor of such importance that it makes other factors moot), such a journalist could quickly cut to the heart of the matter by asking President Obama this simple question: Why have you, or others on your behalf, spent hundreds of thousands of dollars in an effort to keep your birth records, and other details about your past, private?

Until the president answers this simple question, the birther and related conspiracy theories will not fade away.