President Obama said Monday that he isn’t too worried about two groups of military veterans running campaign ads against him.

Last week, two groups — Special Operations Speaks and Special Operations OPSEC Education Fund – formed to criticize Obama on national security policy, the Osama bin Laden raid and intelligence leaks.

“I don’t take these folks too seriously. One of their members is a birther who denies I was born here, despite evidence to the contrary,” Obama told The Virginian-Pilot.

“You’ve got another who was a tea party candidate in a recent election.”

“This kind of stuff springs up before election time,” Obama said.

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