Benjamin Franklin, was born in Pennsylvania. Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, James Madison, and James Monroe were born in Virginia. John Adams was born in Massachusetts.
This must be the sort of brain-teaser employed by the faculty of Princeton University to get students to think critically. That or it is the latest blunder by someone named Obama.
Gary DeMar of Godfather Politics notes that the first lady told “attendees of a naturalization ceremony Wednesday that the Founding Fathers weren’t born in America”:
It’s amazing that just a few feet from here where I’m standing are the signatures of the 56 Founders who put their names on a Declaration that changed the course of history. And like the 50 of you, none of them were born American – they became American. [Emphasis added]