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Obama, Rubio Birthers Should Read the Law

Doubtful Avenger Wrote: May 30, 2012 10:16 AM
I have to agree with York on this. I have thought since 2008 that we did not vett Obama properly, and that he is sleazy (and a committed socialist, but I digress), at the very least, for letting news outlets, campaign workers, and biographers refer to him repeatedly as "Kenyan-born" when he thought it would benefit him for election in predominately black districts - but it is just that, sleazy. His mother was a citizen, and I think that closes the case on eligibility. If I thought otherwise I would have filed suit, too.

Birtherism -- the belief that Barack Obama was born in Kenya, not in the United States -- pretty much died last year when the White House released a copy of the president's long-form birth certificate showing he was born in Honolulu on Aug. 4, 1961. After that, the number of Americans who doubted Obama's place of birth dropped dramatically.

But not to zero. In recent days, there has been a mini-resurgence of birther talk, from Arizona, where the secretary of state questioned Obama's eligibility to be on the ballot, to Iowa, where some Republicans want to require presidential candidates to prove...