The Baltimore Orioles issued a statement this afternoon in response to the multimedia freakout that has gone down in the wake of Luke Scott saying that President Obama wasn’t born in the United States:
“Luke Scott’s comments do not reflect the opinion of the Baltimore Orioles organization. The fact is that Barack Obama is our President, duly elected by the people of the United States. End of story.”
Bud Selig is relieved. If the team hadn’t stepped in and said this he would have had no choice but to take decisive action. Such as announcing the formation of a committee to study the birthplace of President Obama. I’m sure that we would have received the results of the study by 2015.