Skip to main content

View Diary: National Review: Birthers are bipartisan (79 comments)

Comment Preferences

  •  Actually it's more subtle then that. When Obama (1+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    Mannie

    was born, for his mother to transmit citizenship, she would have had to have lived in the United States for five years after her 14th birthday.  She was only 19 or so when her son was born -- theoretically if she'd spent too much time outside the country (in Kenya, I suppose), she could not have passed on her citizenship to her son.

    Presently the law is more liberal, but so far as I know it's not retroactive.

    This of course only matters in present times if you believe a vast conspiracy began back in 1960.

    You have exactly 10 seconds to change that look of disgusting pity into one of enormous respect!

    by Cartoon Peril on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 06:53:59 PM PDT

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site