Tancredo Defends ‘Send Obama Back To Kenya’ Remark: It’s Michelle’s Fault! (VIDEO)

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Former Congressman Tom Tancredo went on The Ed Show today to defend comments he made at at a Tea Party rally over the weekend that Americans should send Obama back to Kenya. His explanation? Michelle Obama brought it up.Tancredo told host Ed Schultz that it was common for people to call for politicians to be sent home. So, Tancredo argued, if “home is where Michelle Obama says it is, which she said it was Kenya, who am I to argue with her?”

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