Birthers make a huge deal about Barack Obama’s past being a complete mystery, while at the same time freely filling in their own fictional details. They remind me of the three monkeys, or perhaps
In any case, the darkness of Obama’s past is solely due to people not looking. A new biography called Barack Obama: The Story, details Barack Obama’s early life. NPR broadcast an interview this morning with the author, David Maraniss, a Pulitzer Prize winner and currently an associate editor at the Washington Post.