Sunday, April 8, 2012

Egypt disqualifies a candidate for not being natural born

Like Obama, he has a foreign-born parent

by Clifford F. Thies

The election commission in Egypt has disqualified a popular Islamicist candidate for president for not being a natural born citizen, since he has a foreign parent.

From the AP, "Over US mother, Islamist likely out of Egypt race":
Egypt's election commission confirmed Thursday that the mother of a popular Islamist presidential hopeful was an American citizen, effectively disqualifying him from the race and likely boosting the chances of the Muslim Brotherhood's candidate.

The ruling is likely to draw an uproar from supporters of Hazem Abu Ismail, a 50-year-old lawyer-turned-preacher who in recent months vaulted to become one of the strongest contenders for president...
So, why couldn't we have a law like that?

7 comments:

Chuck said...

"So, why couldn't we have a law like that? "

Because we're not backward ass shithole like Egypt.

Dewit said...

Actually, Chuch, we do have a law like that. Check Article II,Section 1, Clause 5 of the U.S. Constitution.

Dewit said...

Actually, Chuch, we do have a law like that. Check Article II,Section 1, Clause 5 of the U.S. Constitution.

Dewit said...

Actually, Chuch, we do have a law like that. Check Article II,Section 1, Clause 5 of the U.S. Constitution.

Dewit said...

Actually, Chuch, we do have a law like that. Check Article II,Section 1, Clause 5 of the U.S. Constitution.

Dewit said...

Actually, Chuch, we do have a law like that. Check Article II,Section 1, Clause 5 of the U.S. Constitution.

Dewit said...

Actually, Chuch, we do have a law like that. Check Article II,Section 1, Clause 5 of the U.S. Constitution.