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To: aruanan

I was referring to the “other” American president I mentioned farther up.

My apologies that I can’t remember which one this was. Certainly nobody seemed concerned about it at the time.

In Arthur’s case, an opponent first claimed he was born in Ireland. When that was disproven, he switched it to claiming he was born in Canada. I’m unaware of anybody at the time being particularly concerned about his father’s citizenship status at the time of his birth.

Of course, Arthus was running for vice-president, not president.


63 posted on 12/10/2009 8:22:51 AM PST by Sherman Logan ("The price of freedom is the toleration of imperfections." Thomas Sowell)
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To: Sherman Logan
I’m unaware of anybody at the time being particularly concerned about his father’s citizenship status at the time of his birth.

Arthur was. That's why he worked so assiduously to cover his genealogical tracks.
67 posted on 12/10/2009 10:31:55 AM PST by aruanan
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