As you know, Mitt Romney is not his real name: it’s Ricardo or Willard or something like that. Romney’s father Jorge Romney (Americanized to “George”) was born in Mexico to polygamous Mormons who had fled the United States to obtain religious freedom in liberal Mexico. Mitt Romney follows a family tradition of running for US President under a cloud. His father dropped out of the race before the issue of his foreign birth gathered momentum.
In response to the growing demands for documentation, Romney has released his short-form birth certificate: