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Suggesting eligibility proof gets congressman scorned

March 24, 2009
Bob Unruh
3/23/2009

 

olbermannA new member of Congress arrived in Washington to a flood of questions from his constituency about Barack Obama’s eligibility to be president: Was he really born in the United States, and was he qualified under the Constitution’s requirement that the office be occupied only by a “natural born” citizen?

So U.S. Rep. Bill Posey did what most congressmen would do regarding a subject of grave concern to their voters: He proposed a bill that would require future presidential candidates to document their eligibility. And that has earned him scorn and ridicule.

“What you should do is stop embarrassing yourself and take the Reynolds Wrap off your head,” MSNBC commentator Keith Olbermann suggested to Posey.

[Might I suggest that if Rep. Posey removes the Reynolds Wrap from his head, that Mr. Olbermann place Saran Wrap around his mouth! — Harold]

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