Does the Constitution Ban a McCain Presidency?

MCCain Panama

Is McCain running for President or Precedent? In other words, will this ‘naturalized citizen’ be permitted to run to pave the way for other ‘naturalized’ citizens like, say, Arnold Schwarzenegger? — PID

Feb 28, 2008 (THE DAILY COLONIAL) — /SNIP/ “The following shall be nationals and citizens of the United States at birth,” begins 8 USC 1401(c): “a person born outside of the United States and its outlying possessions of parents both of whom are citizens of the United States and one of whom has had a residence in the United States or one of its outlying possessions, prior to the birth of such person.” Because McCain’s parents were U.S. citizens who possessed a home back in the United States, McCain was thus granted citizenship “at birth.” Does that then make him a natural born citizen? Not quite. Full Report