Comment: That's a good point.

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That's a good point.

There is no ruling on the issue directly concerning president. But that leaves it open. I contend it's ridiculous to think you must've been born inside of the US if your US parents had you on vacation or living abroad temporarily. I think natural born citizen means exactly what it says. What about that baby born and spent their whole life in the US but born to immigrants? That seems a ridiculous reason to stop them from running. This land and country is as much a part of his life as it is mine. Or a baby born while their parents were stationed abroad in the military. He can't run because he was while his parents lived abroad?

I believe if the court ruled, they would take it to mean exactly what it says. The parental requirement is fabricated outside of the direct language.

"Tu ne cede malis, sed contra audentior ito."