I’ve been amazed how many so-called conservatives are appealing to Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Tribe as an authority on what a natural born citizen is.
He’s a very weak reed too lean on for lots of reasons. Pick almost any subject, and Tribe is most likely on the other side.
Tribe has described Ted Cruz as one of his brightest students when he was a student at Harvard Law School. This should tell conservatives something. If Cruz is that intelligent and a formidable debater, and he is on the other side ideologically from Tribe, liberals like himself must make sure Cruz does not get anywhere near the White House.
Here’s a curious thing about Lawrence Tribe. I did not find this on my own, but I did recollect something about chimpanzee rights being pushed a few years ago. I wrote “Get Ready for Chimpanzee Voter Rights for Democrats” in 2014. Daniel Greenfield at Front Page Magazine found Lawrence Tribe’s involvement in extending legal rights to chimpanzees in a Wall Street Journal article from 2002:
“The advocates of granting legal standing to chimps have gained support from constitutional scholar Laurence Tribe, a Harvard Law School professor…”