Obama states personal link to Kenya 1:14

If you can’t beat members of the “birther” movement, join ’em.

That’s the approach President Obama took on Saturday night in Kenya, his father’s homeland, when he made a wisecrack about his birthplace — which suspicious critics have harped on for years.

President Barack Obama raises a toast during a State Dinner hosted by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at the State House in Nairobi, on July 25, 2015. SAUL LOEB / AFP – Getty Images”Some of my critics back home might be suggesting I’m here to look for my birth certificate,” Obama said while making a toast at a state dinner hosted by President Uhuru Kenyatta. “That’s not the case.”