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Is Romney a 'Birther'?

A Baldwin Borough resident says that he has the answer.

resident Nick Balandiat has written another letter that has landed in the pages of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Balandiat, in a Sept. 4 letter to the editor of the Post-Gazette, calls Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney a "birther."

"When Mr. Romney stated, 'No one has ever asked to see my birth certificate; they know that this is the place that we were born and raised,' he was making a backhanded allegation regarding President Barack Obama's birth status," Balandiat writes.

"You expect this birther stuff from Tea Party loons. The Tea Party is filled with them.

"If (Romney) actually thinks that way, he obviously shouldn't be given nuclear launch codes. If he's just appealing to the birthers, then Mr. Romney hasn't a moral bone in his body."

Read Balandiat's full letter here.

Balandiat has been critical of Republicans before. More of his letters are available here.

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cc September 28, 2012 at 11:24 AM
ml is so funny when she spreads half truth stories.
NE12Ukid September 28, 2012 at 12:08 PM
Hello Chris, you have trouble with names, too, ? Name is Ned, not skippy. If you're not a youngster, why address people as one might? Do you read anything other than decidedly conservative sources? Just wondering. Yes, I've seen several of your cited references before, as well as sites where this or that has been debunked. It is good to read various sources. Have a lovely day, Chris. Ned
NE12Ukid September 28, 2012 at 12:10 PM
Chris here's one to add to your reading: http://jacksonville.com/news/metro/2012-02-18/story/fact-check-obamas-ssn-not-same-dead-man#ixzz1mqmp9IbW Would love to share more, but life calls. Maybe later... Ned
Tom Barchfeld September 28, 2012 at 12:18 PM
Check snopes and see who is behind it, runs it. And Obama has yet to produce a raised seal original paper document birth certificate. Where is it? It does not exist.
Chris September 28, 2012 at 12:29 PM
I didn't know your name was 'Ned'All I've know you as NE12kid, I thought Skippy sounded better than refering to you as " Misinformed-Socialist-glossy eyeed-blown shirt."

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