Only a lawyer would be stupid enough to argue Barack Obama isn't the Democrats presidential nominee in 2012. Why doesn't he just argue Obama is a natural born citizen and therefore eligible?
WASHINGTON, Monday, June 18, 2012 — A lawyer for President Barack Obama argued today in Florida that a lawsuit claiming his client "is not eligible to appear on the November ballot because he is not a 'natural born citizen,'” should be dismissed on the grounds that the Democratic Party has not yet nominated a candidate.
In Tallahasse, Florida, Attorney Mark Herron, representing President Obama, told Leon County, Florida Circuit Judge Terry Lewis that the January 31, 2012 Florida Presidential Preference Primary “did not result in nomination or election” and that “federal law precludes this court from determining whether a candidate for the office of President of the United States is qualified under Article Two Section Five of the United States Constitution.”
“There has been no nomination to office, there has been no election to office,” Herron told Judge Lewis.