You Don’t Have to Be Born on U.S. Soil to Be a Real American

Our Moms Gave Birth Abroad, But Ted Cruz and I Are Both Natural-Born Citizens. Not That It Should Matter If Either of Us Wants to Run for President.

Go Ted Cruz

Go, Ted Cruz!

I am very excited that the senator from Texas is running for president, so that we can once and for all rid this country of one of its most pervasive myths: that you need to be born on U.S. soil to be a real American.

Admittedly, that is not why most of Cruz’s fervent backers are excited he’s in the race. Or why donors have already sent his campaign tens of millions in the three weeks since he announced he was seeking the highest office in the land. The …

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