January 7, 2016

WHEN THE CHICKENS COME HOME TO ROOST:

Trump Goes 'Birther' on Cruz -- and the White House Loves It (Martin Matishak, January 7, 2016, Fiscal Times)

Donald Trump's efforts to stir up controversy over Ted Cruz's citizenship has earned the Republican presidential frontrunner some unlikely admirers.

Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, White House press secretary Josh Earnest seemed to enjoy the situation.

"It would be quite ironic if after seven or eight years of drama around the president's birth certificate, if Republican primary voters were to choose Sen. Cruz as their nominee -- somebody who actually wasn't born in the United States and only 18 months ago renounced his Canadian citizenship," Earnest said, his sense of schadenfreude almost palpable.

Posted by at January 7, 2016 4:57 PM

  

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