Superman Gives Up His U.S. Citizenship
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.
Just as President Obama tries to put an end to skepticism over whether he's a natural-born citizen, another name is in the news for giving up his American citizenship. Of course Superman really was born outside the U.S., on the planet Krypton. In this week's 900th issue, Superman proclaims himself a citizen of the universe after clashing with the U.S. government, which puts rather a dent in his long-time motto - truth, justice and the American way.
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