Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett is back! Don’t remember him? Think unicorns…
Last month, Bennett made headlines after threatening not to include President Obama on the Arizona ballot. For Bennett, the President’s long-form birth certificate wasn’t enough proof that he was an American citizen. Arizona’s top election official wanted Hawaii officials to verify its authenticity. After days of mocking and a unicorn campaign, Bennett eventually apologized for embarrassing the state of Arizona and dropped the issue.
But now, Bennett, who also co-chairs Mitt Romney’s campaign in Arizona, has a new conspiracy theory. At a recent meeting with fellow Arizona Republicans, Bennett said:
“I know there’s a lot of people who…are very skeptical of whether the president was born in Hawaii. Personally, I actually believe he was. I actually think he was fibbing about being born in Kenya when he was trying to get into college and doing things like writing a book.”
Bennett believes President Obama lied to get into Harvard and spent millions of dollars to seal his college records because:
“If you’re spending money to seal something, that’s probably where the hanky panky was going on.”