Here’s one from the you-learn-something-new-every-day file: John McCain was not born in the United States of America. He was born in Panama – the U.S.-controlled Panama Canal Zone, to be precise. Article II of the Constitution says, “No Person except a natural born Citizen … shall be eligible to the Office of President.” So, is McCain a “natural born Citizen”? Most Constitutional scholars seem to think so. But I have my doubts.