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Colour/identity requirements for American presidential candidates

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in response to reader comment: Obama upbringing in Hawaii not the American experience

Submitted by Paul R. (Netherlands), Apr 6, 2008 at 09:27

Come off it, Lisdel. Don't be provincial. If Hawaii is an American State, it is an American state. Next thing someone is going to tell us he is not going to vote for a "Confederate" or for an American Jew, who will inevitably be either "too Jewish" or not "Jewish enough". And so on and so forth. And as to the black experience, no white person has gone through that, so that would disqualify all whites!

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