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  •  I think he got the birth certificate issue wrong (4+ / 0-)
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    shaharazade, Little Lulu, LSophia, PinHole

    As I recall, it wasn't Obama standing on principle that delayed release of the original long-form certificate. It was not his to release, it was the state of Hawaii. It was not just unprecedented to demand such a thing from a President, it was unprecedented for the state to release it.

    from a bright young conservative: “I’m watching my first GOP debate…and WE SOUND LIKE CRAZY PEOPLE!!!!”

    by Catte Nappe on Wed Jul 18, 2012 at 07:50:26 AM PDT

    •  Yes, but they did it when President Obama (2+ / 0-)
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      Catte Nappe, PinHole

      made a special request ... they never would have released it if he hadn't made the request and pushed the issue.

      For me, Mitt reminds me of Jeff Bridges in Starman. He's like an alien that hasn't read the entire manual. You know, he's going, "Nice to be in a place where the trees are the right size. -- Robin Williams on Letterman 26 Apr 2012

      by hungrycoyote on Wed Jul 18, 2012 at 10:22:10 AM PDT

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