The Mitt Romney campaign struck a nerve Tuesday when oft-used surrogate John Sununu said he wished President Obama “would learn how to be an American” -- an attack that conjured the belief among some conservatives that Obama was not born in the United States. The remark by Sununu, the former governor of New Hampshire, overshadowed the rest of a conference call with reporters that sought to focus attention on federal dollars given to Obama donors.
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