January 16, 2019

If the Birther Issue Comes Up in Debate

“No one has ever asked to see my birth certificate,” said Mitt Romney at a rally last week in a Detroit suburb.  “They know this is the place that we were born and raised.” This remark created a major stir on the left, a minor stir in the media, and a petit frisson on the […]

How A Candidate Should Handle Birther Questions

This past week, Texas Governor Rick Perry was hit with the “birther” question by Parade Magazine.  Here is how it went: Governor, do you believe that President Barack Obama was born in the United States? I have no reason to think otherwise. That’s not a definitive, “Yes, I believe he”– Well, I don’t have a […]