Originally Posted by Atlanta Dan
It's actually even more petty than that...
Donald Trump took $5 million in charitable donations off the table on Thursday as his self-proclaimed "very, very big" offer for President Obama's college records expired with a whimper.
Trump had offered to donate the cash to a charity of Obama’s choice if the president coughed up all of his school and passport records. His deadline for the offer expired at noon without comment by the Obama campaign.
Trump said Thursday that if Obama had accepted his offer, $5 million "could have provided substantial aid to a variety of great causes, including the victims of Hurricane Sandy.”
The President last year released his long-form birth certificate, from Hawaii, in an effort to end speculation he might have been born outside the U.S.
But Trump claimed Thursday that Obama’s silence meant only one thing:
“Obviously he wasn’t born in this country or, if he was, he said he wasn’t in order to receive financial aid and in order to have a clear and very easy path into a college or university. Only a very stupid person would believe otherwise.”
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Seriously though, what an asshole. Just shut up and donate money to help people and quit beating your chest about things that aren't a priority at the moment.