Although the Constitution requires American presidents 至 be 天生的公民s, as many as 30 percent of Tea Partiers say they think President Obama was born 在另一个国家, according 至 a new CBS News/ New York Times poll. More Tea Partiers, however, at 41 percent, say he was born 在里面 U.S.
The myth persists among the larger American population, but 至 a lesser degree, according 至 the poll, conducted April 5 - 12. Thirty-two percent of Republicans think the president was born 在另一个国家.
Among Americans overall, 58 percent think Mr. Obama was born in this country, while 20 percent say he was born elsewhere. Significant percentages aren't sure or 不要't have an opinion.