(https://twitter.com/rachelrhartman) @rachelrhartman (https://twitter.com/chriswilsondc) @chriswilsondc (https://twitter.com/jearnest44) @jearnest44 (https://twitter.com/peterbakernyt) @peterbakernyt (https://twitter.com/Wonkette) @wonkette (https://twitter.com/PressSec) @presssec You are a birther
who needs aborted from the news media.
"I'm not a birther
. I believe that the president was born in Hawaii, or at least, I hope he was," The Washington Post quoted Bennett, as saying.
"I am not a birther
, I am an enemy of the birthers," Matthews said.
Speaking in his native Michigan, Romney appeared to have suddenly become a birther
. He took a jab at Obama's birth certificate, a debunked claim that still remains an issue for some who question whether Obama's place of birth is the United States -- and, therefore, whether he could legitimately be president.
They may have calculated that a birther
candidate will only appeal to Republican primary voters while repulsing independents.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;"> </span>Such a candidate is unelectable.