McCain ineligible for presidency?
I just noticed this myspace bulletin board post from the "Freedom to Fascism" official myspace. I realize that's not the most reliable source for info (the bulletin board), but this is quite a find, and possibly a legitimate issue. Here it go-
John McCain: Natural Born Citizen?
With the political comeback of John McCain in this race, there's a question I'd like to throw out to the community that I think we need to be able to answer in the event McCain wins the nomination: is John McCain a natural-born citizen?
As you all know, that's what the Constitution requires to be eligible for the Presidency. And knowing their cutthroat tactics, it's a question the Clinton campaign would almost certainly raise through someone unaffiliated with their campaign...just as some raised questions about George Romney (born in Mexico), it just never got resolved before he dropped from his presidential race.
McCain has faced questions about this issue before. He was born August 29, 1936 in the Panama Canal Zone, to two U.S. citizens. It's a common misunderstanding that the zone was a U.S. territory - in fact, the U.S. had lease rights, but not territorial rights. And according to some lawyers who work in this field, past citizens in the Canal Zone - again, born to U.S. citizens - have not been considered "natural born."
-End of bulletin
Anyone more Consititutionally inclined than me on here? Well, not when it comes to the Bill of Rights, but as for this, I'm sure there's cases that call into question the naturally-born aspect of people in this zone. Are Panamanians born there citizens? Because they were free to access this zone. If not, its likely McCain is not eligible. Was his birth certificate citizenship-ish? This is quite a story. Thoug it could end up being nothing. You know Hitlery's gonna call it into question either way.
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