Wednesday, April 27, 2011

"‘Big Problems To Solve’: President Obama Blames Media For Birther ‘Silliness’" (with video)

Mark Joyella-MEDIAite, with video (05:10):
President Obama, who was born in Hawaii as it turns out, and appears legally qualified to serve as president, wasn’t just irritated with the birthers who drove the issue to the country’s front burner (with a lot of help from Donald Trump). The President also called out the media for playing along. “Normally, I would not comment on something like this,” said Obama, explaining that, two weeks ago during the budget debate with Republicans in Congress, he found that the biggest news story was about his birth certificate:

“I am speaking for the vast majority of the American people as well as for the press,” he said. “We do not have time for this kind of silliness. We have better stuff to do. I have got better stuff to do. We have got big problems to solve.” MORE...

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