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Pretty lame revision on part of Fox News/Frank Gaffneys far fetched conclusion

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Submitted by Shishir (United Arab Emirates), Mar 29, 2011 at 13:57

While your claim that Obama is a former Muslim is somewhat provocative(though less jarring than the fact that almost 25% of Americans think he is CURRENTLY Muslim) it is accurate. Changing it "our president ,current occupant of the White House" is just silly redundancy ,the hallmark of a bad editor.Of course "our president" would the the "current occupant"!!

Frank Gaffney's extrapolation is a bit much to swallow. Hillary Clinton ,Samantha Power and Susan Rice despite their titles are relatively powerless in the current administration. NSA James Jones was the one to be feared by the pro Israel crowd.It is just impossible to imagine U.S would attack Israel for the sake of Palestinians (though it is quite possible US trained Palestinian militia may attack Israel).

While it sounds bad, I dont think Islamist governments pose an existential threat to Israel despite their bluster.Militarily speaking ,usually they are a joke. Turkey may also lose its once dreaded effectiveness if it goes full on Islamist.

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