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Give me the boy to the age of five...

Reader comment on item: Confirmed: Barack Obama Practiced Islam
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Submitted by Kevin M (United States), Jan 7, 2008 at 17:45

...and I'll give you the man. That's a Jesuit saying from way back.

No matter what Obama says his religious beliefs are, the question remains of (1) whether any Islamic teaching ever took root in his heart, and (2) what exposure to Islam has he had that cannot be confirmed? I'll grant you that this can easily be interpreted as conspiracy-paranoia, but there is no way I want any president who is even slightly leaning toward the Islamic side of matters.

The pluralist in me says "Who cares?" but the realist in me says "NO WAY!"

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