It's a blessing in disguise. Let the left knock themselves out about how Ted Cruz is not a natural born U.S. citizen, hence constitutionally ineligible to be president. Ironically, their arguments will also thrust a hot spotlight onto the fraudulent presidency of Barack Hussein Obama, who isn't eligible for the same reason. This can be the silver lining to this ruckus that makes null and void everything Obama has signed into law or proclaimed by executive order. If Cruz is ineligible, so is Obama. Gotcha! A number of prominent voices on the right see the cloud but not the silver lining. Meantime, Donald Trump can see that Ted Cruz will make a great attorney general.
Cruz was born in Canada in 1970. His father was born in Cuba and became a naturalized Canadian citizen in the '70s and a naturalized U.S. citizen in 2005. Obama's father was born in Kenya colony and was a British subject in 1961. Therefore, irrespective of their mothers' U.S. citizenship, neither Obama nor Cruz is "a natural born citizen," a phrase mentioned only once in the Constitution as a distinct qualification for the elected office of the presidency.
All other constitutionally created elected offices require only that the officeholder be a citizen, whereas a natural born citizen is an offspring at birth of two U.S. citizens born in the United States. This definition prevailed and was commonly accepted at the time the founders wrote the Constitution. The founders applied the much higher bar of "natural born citizen" specifically to the chief executive to reduce the hazard of divided loyalties and foreign influences at that level.
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