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.
It's important to note that Trump didn't apologize for stirring this sh*t—he just admitted it was made up.
Twitter wasn't falling for it.
And Hillary is on it.
Finally, here are some funny tweets on the matter. Only 52 days to go.