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Reader comment on item: Confirmed: Barack Obama Practiced Islam

Submitted by jennifer solis (United States), Jan 7, 2008 at 23:55

I find it curious that Barack Obama states, "I lived in Indonesia for a while because my mother was a teacher there." No mention of his stepfather, Lolo Soetero, who was a Muslim, married to his mother while Obama was in Indonesia (Dr. Pipes' first article, "Was Barack Obama a Muslim?").

Yet Obama goes on to say having lived in Indonesia gives him a better understanding of how "these people" [Muslims] think.

What's the expression? Talking out both sides of your mouth? Obama leaves a bad taste in mine.


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