Monday, October 13, 2008

Profile of Andy Martin, Influential Anti-Obamist

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/13/us/politics/13martin.html

The New York Times
13 October 2008

The Man Behind the Whispers About Obama

By JIM RUTENBERG

[...] Until this month, the man who is widely credited with starting the cyberwhisper campaign that still dogs Mr. Obama was a secondary character in news reports, with deep explorations of his background largely confined to liberal blogs.

But an appearance in a documentary-style program on the Fox News Channel watched by three million people last week thrust the man, Andy Martin, and his past into the foreground. The program allowed Mr. Martin to assert falsely and without challenge that Mr. Obama had once trained to overthrow the government. [...]