Obama's failure to put this issue to rest for the last two years may be linked to the fact that Obama’s attitudes, words and policies are often contrary to wide swaths of the American public. It’s not that most truly believe the Democrats would put forward a candidate who couldn’t pass the most basic of Constitutional requirements. That idea is absurd.
It is that he feels he is above answering the question. But he is not.
He feels like he is above answering a lot of questions -- this despite his pledge of 'transparency' in his administration. (Which boils down to, 'Let's meet next to the White House and not in it so that there's no record of our meeting!')
I am eager to dive into this story at Third.
This is C.I.'s "Iraq snapshot" for today: