Mitt Romney Goes Birther, Says ‘No One Ever Asked to See My Birth Certificate’
In another move to show that he likes to align himself with the worst elements in the Republican Party, Mitt Romney joined the birther movement by saying ” no one has ever asked to see my birth certificate.” No, that’s too beneath him. Real classy Mitt, but nobody ever asked Obama about his magic underwear, or all hell would break loose.
“I love being home, in this place where Ann and I were raised, where but the both of us were born,” Romney said after introducing his wife, fellow Michigan native Ann. “No one’s ever asked to see my birth certificate. They know that this is the place where we were born and raised.” Source: Talking Points Memo
Mitt Romney palls around with birthers — Donald Trump, Sheriff Joe Arpaio and Kris Kobach:
“Throughout this campaign, Governor Romney has embraced the most strident voices in his party instead of standing up to them,” said Obama campaign spokesman Ben LaBolt.
Referring to so-called “birthers” who are expected to be at next week’s Republican convention, LaBolt said:
“It’s one thing to give the stage in Tampa to Donald Trump, Sheriff (Joe) Arpaio, and Kris Kobach. But Governor Romney’s decision to directly enlist himself in the birther movement should give pause to any rational voter across America.” Source
Here’s another response from the Obama campaign:
— Lis Smith (@Lis_Smith) August 24, 2012
Mitt Romney is like an acrobat — twisting his body every way possible to appeal to everyone in the Republican Party, even the extremist wingnuts. Funny Mitt Romney should joke about Obama’s birth certificate, all the while refusing to release his tax returns. Wow. Totally hypocritical. He also asked the Obama campaign for a truce when the attacks on his business record were coming fast and furious. Mitt can dish it but he can’t take it.
This was cross-posted from The Hinterland Gazette.
UPDATE: Rush Limbaugh cheers Romney’s comment on his show: “Right on! Right on! Right on!”
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