Romney: No one's asked to see my birth certificate

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    Romney: No one's asked to see birth certificate | US National Headlines | Comcast

    Wading into a debunked conspiracy theory, Mitt Romney raised the issue of President Barack Obama's citizenship Friday by joking that "no one's ever asked to see my birth certificate."

    At a rally in the suburbs of Detroit, Romney told a crowd of about 5,000 that he and his wife were happy to be back near their childhood home. "They know that this is the place that we were born and raised," the candidate said.

    The remark was a clear reference to the discredited claims that Obama was not born in the United States and thus ineligible to be president. Hawaii officials have repeatedly verified Obama's citizenship, and courts have rebuffed lawsuits over the issue. The Obama campaign decried the remark, saying Romney was embracing "the most strident voices in his party instead of standing up to them."

    Go get him Mitt...:clap2::clap2::clap2:
     
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    That is probably because Mitt didn't tell people he was born abroad to get special consideration in college or to promote his books.
     
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    Dumb avenue to go down imo
     
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    Exactly, a Fact Democrats want to ignore.
     
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    Interesting thing to tell a crowd of other white people.
     
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    Come to think of it, where is Romney's birth certificate? He needs to release it. With his Mexican roots I have my doubts.
     
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    It was a joke taken with a degree of seriousness only capable of democrats who hang on Romney's every word waiting for him to gaffe like obama or biden. I understand Paul Ryan also joked about obama's inability to spell Ohio.
     
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    What does the "color" (race) of the crowd have to do with it?
     
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    He was saying they knew he where he was born because he's white. :eusa_hand:
     
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    Perhaps not the best thing to say, you know it will only lead to the "But they have asked to see your taxes" response.

    All in all, I think it was meant to be humorous...


    At least I hope the candidate does not buy into the birth certificate crap...
     

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