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Splitting Hairs

Reader comment on item: Confirmed: Barack Obama Practiced Islam

Submitted by Kate (United States), Jun 12, 2008 at 16:37

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Come on now, you can attend a Catholic church from birth to adulthood, but unless you were baptized Catholic you ain't Catholic!

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The insinuation is just as detrimental as the outright statement, and that's what I take issue with. Splitting hairs about whether or not what you said can be called a falsehood is rather irrelevant.

... Why does it matter, in the final analysis, whether or not Mr. Obama was raised Muslim? He's a Christian now...

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