52 days before the election, Donald Trump decided to finally acknowledge the fact that the current President of the United States was born in the United States, after years of peddling conspiracy theories to the contrary.
In true Trump fashion, he didn't acknowledge the truth without throwing in a big-ass lie, prefacing his confession with an accusation that Hillary started the "birther" movement.
That claim has been fact-checked over the past eight years. "First, she and her campaign never started the birther issue. Second, Donald Trump didn't end the birther issue," explained CNN's Jake Tapper, who covered the entire 2008 election. "He takes credit for President Obama being pressured to release his birth certificate in 2011."
The Birther Movement was a way to try and delegitimize the first African-American president, which as Bernie Sanders pointed out (Remember him?) is, uh, racist.
Maybe it has something to do with the color of my skin.— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) September 16, 2016