I agree with Donald Trump on only one thing. If Ted Cruz is the Republican nominee for president, multiple lawsuits will be filed.
Electing a foreign-born president has no legal precedent in American history. If the precedent is set in 2016, it will influence presidential politics forevermore. What would follow, a Saudi president? A Russian president? A Chinese president?
This is no laughing matter. Surely, out of 322,762,018 people in the United States, we can find one qualified American to be our next president.
The process of nominating candidates has so far been not just chaotic, but crazy. Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have taken our entire political system, including the political elites, the donor class, the super PACs, the radio shock jocks, the pollsters and the pundits by the throat and have shaken them to the core. We have yet to find out how the story ends.
In addition, the sudden death of Antonin Scalia leaves the Supreme Court with eight members. A ruling on the meaning of the Constitution as it pertains to its interpretation of “a natural born citizen” could result in a 4/4 vote. Then what?
One thing is absolutely certain. We do not need another contested election.