Originally Posted by 11Series
Yea, Vattel really had become a non-entity until the Birthers started worshiping him based upon the 1797 translation.
Vattel's whole renaissance is based upon birthers google searching "natural born citizen" and mistakenly making a connection between a translation that didn't exist when the constitution was written, and the US constitution which was written years before.
You will have a hard time finding too many modern references to Vattel outside of birthers.
We will see. That is the purpose of this thread is to examine evidence (not Vattel only, but all applicable sources) with hopefully an analytical approach.