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Reader comment on item: Barack Obama's Muslim Childhood
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Submitted by Maria (United States), Sep 30, 2008 at 11:29

You're right, his religious background should not matter, religious freedom is one of the things that makes our country great. However, lying about one's religious upbringing for political gain does matter. It speaks to an individual's integrity - if he'll lie about that, what else would he lie about?

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