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Does the MSM acknowledge Obama's Muslim roots - even now??

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Submitted by Jaladhi (United States), Feb 4, 2009 at 17:15

Dr. Pipes, you write: "Finally, there is the issue of Obama's personal connection to Islam. During the campaign, he denounced discussion of his connections to Islam as "fear-mongering," and those exploring this subject found themselves vilified. He so severely discouraged use of his middle name, Hussein, that John McCain apologized when a warm-up speaker at a campaign event dared mention "Barack Hussein Obama." After the election, the rules changed dramatically, with the oath of office administered to "Barack Hussein Obama" and the new president volunteering, "I have Muslim members of my family, I have lived in Muslim countries.""

Couldn't have said any better - the sheer hypocrisy of Obama and MSM!!!

Question is why Obama and the MSM which glorified him to the savior status were not honest enough to let people like you speak about his connection to Islam(to put it mildly, he was a Muslim with a Muslim father) so openly without villifying you!!! I see somebody practising taqiyya here and the clueless media simply becomes part of this dishonesty without even knowing it!! I think the media still does not get it when it comes to Islam and Obama.

We are certainly doomed when the nation's leaders and the "free press"(MSM) becomes morally bankrupt and practice self-censorship to serve their own agenda!

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