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How could anybody be a

How could anybody be a natural born citizen in a country that didn't exist until the document was signed.

Who was a natural born citizen when the constitution was signed? Answer that.

Maybe people born under the Articles of Confederation, but certainly not those born under the British crown. But they wouldn't have been 35 anyway. Hence the grandfather clause.

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