This could be one of the reasons the state-controlled media likes Mitt as a candidate so much.
McCain was not born in the USA, either, technically, and they loved him too.
Until the day after the nominating question.
“McCain was not born in the USA, either, technically, and they loved him too.”
Note that unlike McCain, Willard _was_ born in the USA. It is Willard’s father who is like McCain...born outside the USA to two US citizens, although McCain’s father was in active US military service.