Donald Trump: How did Barack Obama get into Ivies?

Thusfar Donald Trump has insinuated that…

a) Barack Obama is not an American Citizen and therefore should not be president

b) Barack Obama is too stupid to get into Columbia and Yale

c) That this illegitimate  Muslim “nigra” needs to be tarred and feather and dragged out of town by a red pickup which displays the confederate flag and two rifles on the rack..

Ok that last one is what many birthers, including Trump REALLY wanna say.

So Donald Trump insists on listening to “hearsay” and spouting it as “gospel”.  In the following piece there is a lot of “I heard…” coming from Trump.

I would suggest Mr. Trump read Dreams of My Father or David Remnick’s The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama in order to get a more accurate picture of Barack Obama’s academic journey.

Trump is starting to look like a gossipmonger with no proof to back up his ridiculous claims…


Donald Trump is upping the ante against President Barack Obama’s legitimacy, raising questions on Monday night about how the president was admitted to two Ivy League schools.

Trump openly questioned how Obama, who he said had been a “terrible student,” got accepted into Columbia University for undergraduate studies and then Harvard Law School.

“I heard he was a terrible student, terrible,” Trump told the Associated Press in an interview, a claim he’s made in the past but one he doubled down on by suggesting he’s probing that area of the president’s life.

“How does a bad student go to Columbia and then to Harvard? I’m thinking about it, I’m certainly looking into it. Let him show his records,” he said, without providing backup for his claim.

Trump added, “I have friends who have smart sons with great marks, great boards, great everything and they can’t get into Harvard.”

“We don’t know a thing about this guy,” Trump said. “There are a lot of questions that are unanswered about our president.”

Obama transferred to Columbia University in 1981 from Occidental College, and graduated two years later. He graduated Harvard Law magna cum laude in 1991, after serving as editor of the prestigious Law Review.

Trump has already said he has investigators on the ground in Hawaii looking into proof of Obama’s birth in the state, which the real estate magnate has questioned repeatedly.

He’s suggested Obama ought to show his birth certificate and has rejected pushback that the certification of live birth that Team Obama made available in 2008, and which is what Hawaiian officials issue in response to requests for birth documents, serves as proof.

In a sometimes-testy exchange with CNN’s Anderson Cooper on Monday night, Trump insisted he had heard the birth certificate is “missing” from official Hawaiian state records, and again called on Obama to produce it. He also accused reporters of giving Obama a pass on the issue


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