Alcindor: Trump Said Birtherism Is over So Quickly that He’s Not Sincere About It
ALCINDOR: "I don’t think he will lose those people, mainly because Donald Trump has said himself that he can say things and get away with them. So I think some of these supporters think, OK, he’s saying this because people want him to say this. And he said it so quickly, he said it in 33 seconds or something like that, that he really isn’t sincere about this. And I think for the voters that I’ve talked to, who are very upset by this, who are very insulted by what Donald Trump said on Friday, that they also feel, though, he was insincere. So it really came off as something that he could kind of now say, OK, I did say this and I did finally admit this, while also being able to hold onto the idea that most people think that he’s being forced to say this, that this is really Kellyanne Conway and other people in his campaign making him do this."