"We do not have time for this kind of silliness," he said. "We're not going to be able to solve our problems if we get distracted by sideshows and carnival barkers."
He didn't name names, but there can be little debate about who he meant.
The billion dollar question is this: by coming forward now with his detailed birth documentation, will Obama have contained the birther tide?
The idea that he was not born on US soil, and therefore does not have the right awarded to any American citizen to be voted into the White House, began to pick up momentum in 2007 when Obama's presidential ambitions became clear. Continued