Arizona flooded by emails on Obama eligibility
As Arizona officials contemplate whether or not Barack Obama’s name
will appear on a ballot this year, the state is being flooded with
emails from concerned citizens urging the attorney general to make sure
the president is constitutionally eligible to hold the office.
Secretary of State Ken Bennett is giving news media a glimpse of the
more than 1,200 messages sent to his office since Maricopa County
Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced March 1 probable cause exists that Obama’s
birth certificate released in 2011 is a forgery.
According to KTAR Radio in Phoenix, Brian Reilly of the Surprise Tea
Party said he would support Bennett for governor if Bennett refused to
put Obama’s name on the Arizona ballot unless the president or the
Democratic National Committee could give “information that is
satisfactory” to the attorney general and Sheriff Arpaio’s Cold Case
Posse that Obama’s Hawaii birth certificate is authentic.
The station says legislative district 4 director Jim Keller sent
Bennett a message suggesting he precludeObama’s name from the ballot,
saying Arpaio’s probe proves Obama does not meet the qualifications to
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