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By Phil Lawler (bio - articles ) | Oct 29, 2004

Some people believe the US Constitution is divinely inspired.

I wouldn't go that far, but at least one clause from Article II Section 1 ("No person except a natural born citizen...") sure looks prophetic right now.

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at See full bio.

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  • Posted by: - Oct. 29, 2004 2:01 PM ET USA

    And for that matter, dear Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm, who was born in Canada.

  • Posted by: - Oct. 29, 2004 12:04 PM ET USA

    I might entertain changing this clause in the Constitution - AFTER Schwarzenegger has passed to that "undiscovered country" from which there is no return.

  • Posted by: patriot6908 - Oct. 29, 2004 11:55 AM ET USA

    Governor Schwarznegger fit well into the California mileu. It would be a tragic loss to the orange growers and almond farmers if he were to ever leave. He makes an excellent case for an absolutely strict interpreation and maintenance of the US Constitution. In any case, I would hate to see Danny DiVito as Secretary of State.