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Reader comment on item: Barack Obama's Muslim Childhood
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Submitted by Rebecca (United States), Jun 23, 2008 at 23:50

To continue Irfan's reasoning: Just because you are breathing in and out does not mean you are alive. You could be breathing in and out in the afterlife which then means you are no longer alive.

Yes, Barack Obama growing up had all the "trappings" of a Muslim life. And that is preciously the point: you do not live in trappings and not have them create who you are. Obama knew a long time ago that he had to run away from anything Muslim if he was to succeed in the world of American politics. That became ever more true after 9-11. He has been deceitful with America to get the almighty vote.

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