Pat Boone: Obama Birth Certificate Photo-Shopped

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By Greg Wilson
|  Wednesday, Sep 21, 2011  |  Updated 4:19 PM EDT
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Singer Pat Boone doesn't believe President Obama was born in the U.S.

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The birther movement is alive and well, and even has someone to sing for them: Pat Boone.

The 1950s idol and staunch conservative said he believes President Obama was born outside the United States and that the long form birth certificate the White House released last summer is a phony, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

“I was in Kenya about a year and a half ago and everybody said, “you know he was born here,'" Boone said. "Why else would he be hiding all his records? He is spending millions of dollars so we do not have his records..And experts have already looked at and been able to verify that this long form document is a fraud.

“But the media ignores it….a total fraud. A photo-shopped fraud.”

Obama has been dogged by allegations he is not a natural-born citizen and thus not eligible to hold the highest office in the land. In April, the White House released the long form birth certificate, which can be viewed here.

"I know there is going to be a segment of people for which no matter what we put out this issue will not be put to rest," Obama said at the time. "But I am speaking to the vast majority of the American people, as well as to the press. We do not have time for this kind of silliness. We’ve got better stuff to do."

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