“Everybody that even gives any hint of being a birther — a word you didn’t use — even a little bit of a hint like ‘gee, you know, maybe, just maybe this much of chance,’ they label them as an idiot,” he told Banfield.
“Let me tell you, I’m a really smart guy,” Trump continued. “I was a really good student at the best school in the country. The reason I have a little doubt — just a little — is because he grew up and nobody knew him.”
“When you interview people, if I ever got the nomination, if I ever decide to run, you may go back and interview people from my kindergarten. They’ll remember me. Nobody ever comes forward. Nobody knows who he is until later in his life.”
"the Donald" and his comments outline just how cynical this party is and how they'll attack Obama in 2012: the GOP know that he's an American citizen, that he wasn't born in Kenya, and that he's a practicing Christian man. They also know that the Teabaggers and the stupid folk don't know this, or are looking for an excuse - any excuse - to distrust him.