Imagine my surprise this early a.m. to arrive in the office to discover that President Obama was born in the United States.

The White House, trying to put an end to the way-unfounded speculation that Obama was born in Kenya and not Hawaii, thus making him officially ineligible for the presidency, has released the long-form version of his birth certificate.

Click on the photo to view final proof that we are not under foreign control.

Watch Obama’s press conference:

Update 7:18 a.m. Donald Trump is “proud” about his role in this matter.


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is the host and editor of KQED’s health and technology blog, Future of You. He is the former editor of KQED’s daily news blog, News Fix. A veteran blogger, he previously worked for Yahoo! in various news writing and editing roles. He was also the editor of, which documented user-generated content about the financial crisis and recession. Jon is also a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S. He has written about film for his own blog and studied film at Boston University. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College.

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