Obama was born in America

 

There is something galling about the fact that an immigrant, whose forebears never fought for this country or the rights that he now enjoys, told the grandson of a man who fought for this country, as a member of the Greatest Generation, to go back to a country he never knew.

Yet Rafael Cruz Sr. had the audacity to tell President Obama to go back to Kenya. His son, Ted, by not disavowing the statement, endorsed it.

Herb Wolfson, Bal Harbour.

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