Michelle Obama at a Naturalization Ceremony recently stated that the Founding Fathers weren’t born in America.
I guess that means all immigrants are just like the Founding Fathers, right?
Wrong again. Hat tip Kim Currier:
The ceremony for 50 new U.S. citizens was held at the National Archives in Washington, D.C.
She said during her speech, referring to the Declaration of Independence, “It’s amazing that just a few feet from here where I’m standing are the signatures of the 56 Founders who put their names on a Declaration that changed the course Of history, and like the 50 of you, none of them were born American – they became American.
Excuse me? Did she actually mean that those who signed the Declaration of Independence and participated in the drafting of the Constitution were not born in America?
- Benjamin Franklin was born in Pennsylvania.
- Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and James Madison were born in Virginia.
- John Adams was born in Massachusetts.
- Only eight of the 56 were not born in America .
- Surely she knew this.
But then again, maybe not. After all, she is a Harvard graduate.
And by the way, THE CONSTITUTION WAS NOT SIGNED IN WASHINGTON DC ! It was signed in Philadelphia !
She’s nearly as smart as Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi combined..
Sign up to get alerts from Joe!
Trending on Joe for America
Sorry. No data so far.