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It will be a "fine line" regarding McCain and "Obama's Islam"

Reader comment on item: Barack Obama's Muslim Childhood
in response to reader comment: Obama's "Christianity" and Islamic Bias, Janet's Excellent May 2 Posts Below - Obama In His Own Words, Dread of Obama's Stealth Intentions and Presidency and McCain's Campaign

Submitted by jennifer solis (United States), May 27, 2008 at 04:44

Thanks for your reply. You bring up numerous interesting points.

I CERTAINLY agree that there is much, much, more regarding Obama to be concerned about than just his church!

He is FAR FAR left - I still can't wrap my mind around his Global Poverty Act, a bill which proposes over three-quarters of a trillion dollars in foreign aid (over and above what the U.S. already contributes). There are so many non-sensical points of view Obama maintains, that I try and point out, or put a different perspective on, ones that aren't widely written about (one could go on interminably).

Here's a glimps (short and sweet) of Obama's plan for our military:

http://www.macsmind.com/wordpress/2008/02/27/obama-plans-to-disarm-america/

As I said, FAR, FAR, left, and throw in a dash of absolutely delusional.

Janet and her posts are very good, VERY revealing.

It will be a "fine line" regarding McCain calling out Obama on Obama's views on Islam - I agree that the PC crowd will be itching to accuse/attribute religious prejudice. I also agree that many are still ignorant of the exact detailes of the enemy we face; but thanks to those such as Daniel Pipes, Robert Spencer, and diehards such as Michelle Malkin, numerous informative websites, and (sadly) what is happening in Europe, I believe the "education" is evolving toward, rather than away from the truth. But I am hopeful that McCain will point out, and "grill" Obama's views on Israel, Iran, Hamas, and national security - these are blatant, and don't require detailed, informed knowledge of Islam.

Yes, Obama is still getting votes - and I am about to be non-PC here - but after the whole Rev. Wright event, the black vote alone remains unaffected.

According to the Pew Research Center, Obama suffered a dramatic loss of support from uneducated (non-collegiate) white voters nationally since the Wright scandal broke - before Wright's sermons were released, white Democratic voters who had not attended college supported Clinton 50%, Obama 40%.

After Wright, Pew's April poll showed only 25% of white Democratic voters supporting Obama; Clinton 65% - a 40 point difference among that demographic. How might that demographic figure in November? In the 2004 presidential election, white voters represented 77% of all voters and 58% of total voters had no college degree.

The question is - do these Democratic voters dislike Obama enough to jump party lines and vote for McCain in November? Maybe. McCain is not exactly hard-line Republican.

"The best chance I think is that Obama will keep on inadvertently revealing himself." - quoting you. Based on past performance, I'd lay odds-on such "revealing" will occure again. If not, one still has to wonder how many would have voted for Obama should Rev. Wright, et al., have surfaced on day two of Obama's campaign.

It's going to be interesting.

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