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Associated Press: Obama “plainly” natural born citizen

ANN SANNER, Associated Press Writer wrote in an article titled Candidates meet ‘natural-born’ test despite rumors:

In an argument popular on the Internet and taken seriously practically nowhere else, critics of the candidates argue that each does not qualify to run for the White House because he’s not a “natural-born citizen” as the Constitution requires.

Obama plainly is, because he was born in the U.S.

…The Constitution requires that only “natural-born” citizens hold the presidency. But the Founding Fathers did not elaborate on the term, so bloggers and others have had a field day.

So much for that canard that the mainstream media is ignoring the issue!

CNN Declares: Obama natural born

By the way, who is making all these claims that the mainstream media isn’t covering the natural born citizenship issue? Baloney.

CNN Senior Legal Analyst, Jeff Toobin, stated during a broadcast of CNN’s Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer:

BLITZER: What do the founding fathers mean when they inserted “naturally born” as a qualification to be president?

TOOBIN: Well, what they — what they wanted was not someone who had been born in England. They wanted someone born within, at that point, the 13 colonies. And usually it’s a pretty straightforward issue of whether someone was born in this country or not. Continue Reading →