In his home state of Michigan on Friday, GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney delighted a crowd with a less-than-subtle reference to the discredited birther movement, which incorrectly insists that President Obama was not born in the United States. "Now I love being home," Romney said after introducing his wife, "in this place where Ann and I were raised, where both of us were born. Ann was born at Henry Ford Hospital. I was born at Harper Hospital. No one's ever asked to see my birth certificate — they know that this is the place where we were born and raised." The crowd cheered.
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