PA-7 candidate has questions about Obama’s birthplace

From PoliticsPA’s Alex Roarty:

…Although he rejects the label “birther,”[third-party candidate Jim] Schneller has major questions over whether President Obama was born in the United States. He has filed a motion with the State Supreme Court challenging Obama’s right to be president.

“It became obvious from the Internet that our future president and a man I had admired … (wasn’t answering questions about his birth certificate),” he said. “The balloon deflated completely, because he didn’t get on the Internet and provide proof.”

According to a new CNN poll, 11 percent of respondents are confident Obama wasn’t born in the US, and 16 percent say they’re skeptical about his birthplace. Again, 27 percent – more than a quarter of respondents – think the president wasn’t born in the United States. (Today is, in fact, Obama’s birthday.)

About pubradiopolitics
Scott covers state government and politics for Pennsylvania's public radio stations, including WITF in Harrisburg, WHYY in Philadelphia and WDUQ in Pittsburgh.

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