Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich encouraged California attorney Orly Taitz to continue her campaign to question Barack Obama’s constitutional eligibility to hold office in a Southern California campaign appearance.WND makes it sound like Newt commissioned this guy to go after the birther issue, but it looks to me like he was simply punting.
Taitz, who has filed several lawsuits aimed at securing Obama’s certified birth certificate and introducing evidence of his ineligibility for office, rose to her feet to address Gingrich in Pasadena. She suggested his lagging campaign could only be lifted by raising the issue publicly.
“It could help your campaign like it did Donald Trump,” Taitz said.
Gingrich responded by saying Taitz was better equipped for the role.
“That’s a project you should pursue,” he said.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Newt Gingrich, birther?
From WND, one of the last holdouts on the whole birth-certificate issue: