Jack Cashill has a Ph.D. from Purdue University in American studies. His forthcoming book, "Unmasking Obama," is available for pre-order at Amazon.

How Obama's infamous 'lie of the year' came to lightExclusive excerpt from forthcoming 'Unmasking Obama' explores scandal underlying Obamacare

Barack Obama was not alone in thinking his administration was uniquely unblemished. Prominent media gatekeepers had been encouraging him to think along these lines for years. In 2014, New Yorker editor and Obama biographer David Remnick thought it a “huge” achievement that “there’s been no scandal, major scandal, in this administration, which is a rare thing in an administration.” In 2016, New York Times columnist David Brooks insisted the Obama administration was not just scandal free, but “remarkably scandal-free.”

The shocking origins of Black Lives MatterExclusive excerpt from forthcoming 'Unmasking Obama' reveals hoax that lit the fuse

On the morning of March 23, 2012, Barack Obama said of the shooting death of Trayvon Martin four weeks earlier, “My main message is to the parents of Trayvon – If I had a son, he would look like Trayvon.” Four weeks after the shooting, Obama had no excuse for not knowing the facts of the case. This would prove to be the most destructive moment of his presidency.