5 months ago
Wednesday, December 3, 2008
'Natural-born' requirementcalled 'stupidest provision'
'Natural-born' requirementcalled 'stupidest provision': "By Bob Unruh
© 2008 WorldNetDaily
An associate lawyer in a Chicago-based firm whose partner served on a finance committee for then-Sen. Barack Obama has advocated for the elimination of the U.S. Constitution's requirement that a president be a 'natural-born' citizen, calling the requirement 'stupid' and asserting it discriminates, is outdated and undemocratic.
The paper was written in 2006 by Sarah Herlihy, just two years after Obama had won a landslide election in Illinois to the U.S. Senate. Herlihy is listed as an associate at the Chicago firm of Kirkland & Ellis. A partner in the same firm, Bruce I. Ettelson, cites his membership on the finance committees for both Obama and Sen. Richard Durbin on the corporate websiteRead more.