Surprising candor from Chris Cuomo . . . CNN host Cuomo was discussing the Obama birther issue with Bernie Sanders this morning [it’s expected that Trump will make a statement on the matter today.] Sanders mentioned that no one ever asks whether he was born in America despite the fact that his father was born abroad [in Poland.] Ever on the alert for racism, Sanders suggested the reason has to do with the color of his skin [see screencap of Sanders pointing to his skin.]

That’s when Cuomo said something surprising: “you don’t think it was about the fact that the records seemed a little sketchy, that he wouldn’t put them out?” Shocking to see Cuomo say something not aligned with the MSM bandwagon, which of course continues to excoriate Trump for ever having raised the issue.

Note: apologies to our readers for the less-than-stellar video quality. I wasn’t set up to record it normally.

BERNIE SANDERS: It is not acceptable for a candidate for President of the United States to argue whether or not our president was born in this country. One more point on this: my dad was born in Poland, okay? He came to this country in 1917. Chris, do you know how many people ever asked me whether or not I was born in America? Nobody ever asked me that.

CHRIS CUOMO: Were you born in America?

SANDERS: I’m going to announce to you, yes, I was born in America. And maybe it had something to do with the color of my skin. That’s what that whole business was about.

CUOMO: You don’t think it was about the fact that the records seemed a little sketchy, that he wouldn’t put them out? You never bought into any of that?

SANDERS: No.