Skip to comments.Trump Bashes Obama, Questions Qualifications for Ivy League
Posted on 04/25/2011 2:52:31 PM PDT by Baladas
NEW YORK -- Real estate mogul Donald Trump suggested in an interview Monday that President Barack Obama had been a poor student who did not deserve to be admitted to the Ivy League universities he attended. Trump, who is mulling a bid for the Republican presidential nomination, offered no proof for his claim but said he would continue to press the matter as he has the legitimacy of the president's birth certificate.
"I heard he was a terrible student, terrible. How does a bad student go to Columbia and then to Harvard?" Trump said in an interview with The Associated Press. "I'm thinking about it, I'm certainly looking into it. Let him show his records."
Obama graduated from Columbia University in New York in 1983 with a degree in political science after transferring from Occidental College in California. He went on to Harvard Law School, where he graduated magna cum laude 1991 and was the first black president of the Harvard Law Review.
Obama's 2008 campaign did not release his college transcripts, and in his best-selling memoir, "Dreams From My Father," Obama indicated he hadn't always been an academic star. Trump told the AP that Obama's refusal to release his college grades were part of a pattern of concealing information about himself.
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ohh ohhh. Love it. Hiding his school records now. This is a new accusation from Trump. He needs to find out about the author of his book.
I'm guessing that in Obama's case, the main thing that qualified him for Harvard was the fact that he was a clean, articulate, African-American.
Actually...if you had to pick any records to make public...I’d pick his medical records over all other records (even the birth certificate). For a guy this young to avoid releasing the medical records....there has to some curious items that he really doesn’t need in public view.
Trump knows the game here. First LFBC, then college records.
George W. Bush was a horrible student as well, and would NEVER have gone to Yale and Harvard without the direct benefit that being his father's son brought to him in the eyes of the admissions committee.
To me a “legacy” admission is even more an indication that you are a lackwit lackluster idiot - born with all the advantages that wealth can bring - and your idiot self STILL needed a bit of extra help.
“Trump Bashes Obama”
...and RINO’s everywhere rend their garments at the effrontery.
finally. finally, finally. i love that this is being brought out. have always wondered myself.
also, who paid for those educations?
Let’s also start calling for his diplomas.
Please pass the popcorn. This is gonna be good.
Hmmm . . . I’m thinking about what you said. Which is worse, a legacy admission or an AA admission? Both are wrong, probably, because that’s giving preferential treatment due to factors out of one’s control.
Bush DID release his academic records though.
Senator Obama greeted by thousands in rural Kenya campaigning for sharia law devotee and marxist Raila Odinga:
36 seconds in:
I am so proud to come back home ..
Except for Sarah, and now Trump, no one else seems to have a clue.
Pound on Obama week after week on 1 or 2 issues then introduce another for a few more weeks then keep on doing it.
It is the way to set issues into the public conscious that sticks.
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