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OBAMA: What’s really behind the skepticism?

Letter by Mark P. Nelson, Lakebay on April 29, 2011 at 11:58 am | 125 Comments »
April 29, 2011 12:02 pm

Re: “Will skeptics accept birth certificate?” (TNT, 4-28).

This topic is hard to believe as a serious ongoing discussion. I was born in Japan of American parents, so I guess I never could become president. Maybe it’s the Hawaii thing, like it’s not really part of the U.S.

Actually that state has one of the highest rates of biracial marriages and kids. Looks to me this story is really about thinly disguised racism, and that large numbers of people just don’t want a black president with a black father and white mother.

Given our changing American demographics, I think we better get used to it.

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