Weirdly, Trump doesn’t seem to realize that for the purposes he’s discussing, an American mother makes you an American citizen. Period. Full stop.
What makes this all comical and egregious is that I don’t get the impression that Trump is any sort of conspiracy theorist or racist. But if that’s what’s necessary to pump up his latest ‘campaign’ stunt, bring it on.
Josh Marshall is editor and publisher of TalkingPointsMemo.com.