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Reader comment on item: Was Barack Obama a Muslim?
in response to reader comment: Will the real Obama please stand up

Submitted by Oliver (United States), Jan 22, 2008 at 12:08

As liberals liked/like to ridicule Rudy (and others) on their vocabulary, it strikes me as odd that the following boring one sentence is Oabama's signature -- isn't noticed, frankly I am getting sick of it...

Nov. 8, 2007

Obama: You know, it was hard to take such a claim seriously. I mean, he was specifically referring to a situation in the debate where Senator Clinton offered an answer on immigration, a perfectly legitimate question. Senator Dodd in very civil tones said, "I respectfully disagree." Senator Clinton then appeared to contradict her own answer, and the notion that somehow that is the equivalent of Swift-Boating, I think is either an indication of some very thin skin or just an attempt to play politics.


July 2007

RealClearPolitics - Articles - Obama Wins the Debate About ChangeWithout hesitation, Obama replied: "I would." He dismissed as "ridiculous" the "notion that somehow not talking to countries is punishment to them." ...

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2007/07/obama_wins_the_debate_about_ch.html (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/07/26/wuspols126.xml)

January 2008

"Senator Clinton made an unfortunate remark, an ill-advised remark, about King and Lyndon Johnson. I didn't make the statement," Obama said in a conference call with reporters. "I haven't remarked on it. And she, I think, offended some folks who felt that somehow diminished King's role in bringing about the Civil Rights Act. She is free to explain that. But the notion that somehow this is our doing is ludicrous."



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