Make America Hate Again: Donald Trump and the Birther Conspiracy

@article{KelleyRomano2019MakeAH,
  title={Make America Hate Again: Donald Trump and the Birther Conspiracy},
  author={Stephanie S Kelley-Romano and Kathryn L. Carew},
  journal={Journal of Hate Studies},
  year={2019}
}
One of the most publicized and commonly embraced political conspiracies has been the “birther movement.” The conspiracy, which gained traction amid the 2008 Presidential election, alleged that Barack Obama was ineligible for the Presidency on grounds he was not born in the United States. Though the movement was continuously debunked by a myriad of people, birthers remarkably managed to keep the conspiracy alive and relevant, due in large part to Donald Trump. Analysis of birther rhetoric, and… Expand

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