The Obama campaign is not giving Mitt Romney a pass on his “birther” joke, releasing a web video on Saturday saying “America doesn’t need a birther-in-chief.”
“Holding out hope Romney had a vision for the middle class?,” The narrator says in the short web video. “Think again. Embracing unfounded conspiracy theories, distracting from real issues. America doesn’t need a birther-in-chief.”
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Romney made a joke on Friday referencing the conspiracy theories surrounding the president’s birth certificate.
“Now I love being home in this place where Ann and I were raised, where both of us were born. Ann was born in Henry Ford Hospital. I was born in Harper Hospital,” the presumptive GOP nominee said at a campaign rally in Michigan.
“No one’s ever asked to see my birth certificate. They know that this is the place that we were born and raised,” he added.
Read More at The Hill . By Jonathan Easley.