"It wasn't a trick question," wryly observed Washington Monthly blogger Steve Benen.
But House Majority Leader Eric Cantor preferred to take an indirect
route to answering a familiar question by
Meet the Press host David Gregory: "There are
elements of this country who question the president's citizenship, who
think that his birth certificate is inauthentic. Will you call that what
it is, which is crazy talk?" After chuckling, then negotiating around
the word "crazy" ("I don't think it's nice to call anyone crazy," he said) the
Republican then tried to look past the question. Watch David Gregory
try--again and again--to get an answer from Cantor:
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