Obama meets Hawaiian woman, asks to see her birth certificate
Well, Rahm Emmanuel may be long gone from the White House, but some small aspect of his “Never let a crisis go to waste” philosophy clearly lives on in our Commander in Chief. Hectored since even before his inauguration about questions regarding his legitimacy as an American citizen, President Obama has decided that when life gives you “birthers,” you should make birth certificate jokes.
At an event in Oklahoma today, the president was shaking hands with some of the people assembled to meet him. One woman announced that she and the president have Hawaii in common as their place of birth.
“Oh, you’re Hawaiian like me?” he asked, smiling, “Well, do you have your birth certificate?”
Watch the video, embedded via Mediaite from today, March 23, below: