Dec. 4, 2009
While much of the media and political establishment relegate presidential eligibility issues to the “fringe,” a congressman is trying to make his bill requiring future presidential candidates prove “natural born citizenship” a major campaign issue.
Posy’s campaign is making the eligibility bill a big issue
Rep. Bill Posey, R-Fla., recently dispatched a message to constituents and supporters asking for help in an effort to defeat House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in the 2010 election.
He introduced the proposal saying, “I wrote to you not long ago asking that you stand behind me in defending our nation’s constitution. … My bill (H.R. 1503) that would require all candidates for president in the future to provide documentation (such as a birth certificate) to prove they are natural born citizens of the United States, has resulted in the national liberal left making me Target #1 for defeat in the 2010 congressional elections.
“As I said before,” he continued, “I’m being lambasted by the media and late-night comics and Nancy Pelosi’s team has already paid for tens of thousands of automated phone calls in my district and are raising a multi-million-dollar campaign war chest to defeat me.”
Read More: By Bob Unruh, WorldNetDaily