Gibbs: Couldn't sell birther story in Hollywood

The White House on Thursday mocked the idea that some continue to disbelieve that President Barack ObamaBarack ObamaEx-Clinton aide: Spicer should have resigned rather than lie Zuckerberg moves spark 2020 speculation Crowd experts: Women’s march three times bigger than inauguration MORE was born in the U.S., saying "you couldn't sell that to The WB."

White House press secretary Robert Gibbs joked about what he sees as the absurd notion that a pregnant woman would fly to Kenya to have a child, being in "cahoots" with someone in order to smuggle the newborn illegal alien back to the U.S. and forge a birth certificate so that child could run for president "46 and a half years later."

"You couldn't sell that script in Hollywood," Gibbs said.

When it was suggested that script might actually sell in Hollywood, Gibbs protested: "Not one that totally crazy."

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