Skip to comments.Trump: Obama a "Terrible Student" Not Good Enough for Harvard
Posted on 04/25/2011 6:37:14 PM PDT by Comparative Advantage
Manhattan 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.
"I have friends who have smart sons with great marks, great boards, great everything and they can't get into Harvard," Trump said. "We don't know a thing about this guy. There are a lot of questions that are unanswered about our president.
(Excerpt) Read more at nbcnewyork.com ...
Well, he offered as much proof as Obama has. Hasn't he?
This is great.
Trump must have the goods on Hussein.
This just gets better and better.
Does anyone know where his “scholarships” came from?
This is excellent. Trump is saying what should have been said from day 1 of Zero’s campaign.
Just keep hammering away. I think he should also go after Occidental College and ask them to state what their college policy was for foreign student admissions and aid in _____ when Zero applied. Nothing Zero can do on substance except to actually produce his stuff.
Pastor Manning talks much about post-secondary education in this video.
Wow, The Donald now baiting The Fraudster into releasing his school records.
Billionaire entrepreneur vs. community organizer!!!
Article states’ Trump offered no proof of his claim.” The same article then goes on to state about Obama, “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.”
All right, then AP, let’s see YOUR proof about the “Obama graduated magna cu laude and went on to Harvard and became first black president of the Harvard Law Review” - got any PROOF of that?
The difference between you and “the Donald” is that he doesn’t claim to be a journalist - but your writers do, which implies a responsibility for what you try to pass off as fact. Looks like Donald is one-up on you and yours.
Shirley the Donald has heard of affirmative action? This hugh and series. Someone needs to bring The Donald up to speed so he’ll understand the previous forty years of US decline which has sagged US to our current halfrofirmative action Bastard in chief. I’m series! This hugh I tell ya!
RE: “Does anyone know where his scholarships came from?”
My guess would be that Bill Ayers or similar steered Obama into the affirmative action programs he needed to get into the schools, etc. Ayers has been in ‘education’ a very long time now and has/had plenty of contacts who could’ve helped out.
To be fair, this tells us nothing, as most products of the Ivy League tend to be dumb-as-stump idealists with no clue about how anything works off-campus.
So he is as credible as Obama is?
Obama's Benefactor: Dr. Khalid al Mansour
August 27, 2008
"Percy Sutton, NYC political icon in the African American community, tells a news reporter that Dr. Khalid al Mansour solicited favor and recommendation on behalf of Barack Hussein Obama in order to secure Barack's entry into Harvard."
Percy Sutton [middle] with Malcolm X [front] at a Harlem
rally on Seventh Avenue between 125th and 126th streets (1963).
***Here is the video:
YouTube: "Percy Sutton (Malcom X's Lawyer) Says Barack Obama Knows And Was Financed By The Racist Radical Muslim And Saudi Advisor Dr. Khalid Al-Mansour, Part II"
VIDEO: From a special edition of Hannity's America, October 5, 2008
Episode title: "Obama & Friends: History of Radicalism"
YouTube: "Another Obama Mentor [Khalid Abdullah Tariq al-Mansour] Caught Ranting Against Whitey":
whatever you do to [white people], they deserve it, God wants you to do it and thats when you cut out the nose, cut out the ears, take flesh out of their body, dont worry because God wants you to do it.
From David Horowitz's FrontPageMag.com/DiscoverTheNetworks.org:
Profile: Khalid Abdullah Tariq al-Mansour
"Khalid Abdullah Tariq al-Mansour is a Muslim lawyer and a black nationalist who made news in 2008 when it was revealed that he had been a patron of Barack Obama and had recommended the latter for admission to Harvard Law School in 1988.
Before becoming a Muslim, al-Mansour in the 1960s was named Don Warden. He was deeply involved in San Francisco Bay Area racial politics as founder of a group called the African American Association. A close personal adviser to Huey Newton and Bobby Seale, al-Mansour helped the pair establish the Black Panther Party but later broke with them when they entered coalitions with white radical groups."
Al-Mansour is an outspoken hater of the United States, Israel, and white people generally. In recent years he has accused the U.S. of plotting a genocide designed to remove 15 million black people, considered disposable, of no relevance, value or benefit to the American society. He has told fellow blacks that whatever you do to [white people], they deserve it, God wants you to do it and thats when you cut out the nose, cut out the ears, take flesh out of their body, dont worry because God wants you to do it. Alleging further that Palestinians in Israel are being brutalized like savages, he accuses the Jews of stealing the land the same way the Christians stole the land from the Indians in America.
Trump is no fool. He would not subject himself or his interests to universal ridicule if he didn’t already have the answers to the questions. He’s setting the biggest trap ever.
The AP reporterette’s e-mail:
Harvard seems to think he went there:
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