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deliberate name issue obfuscation still posted by Sen. Obama's campaign

Reader comment on item: Was Barack Obama a Muslim?
in response to reader comment: Sen. Obama's birth certificate should be posted in Wikipedia, in public domain view for all who vote.

Submitted by Mike (United States), Mar 3, 2008 at 01:56



Barack Obama's Middle Name Is Not Mohammed. [Media Matters, 3/20/07]

Who is arguing that Sen. Obama's middle name is "Mohammed" ?
We all know it is "Hussein", and it ought to be left as is.
Why would they make such a deliberate and misleading post on his web site,
except to confuse more voters ?

On the issue of his first name, I was helped by this expert opinion, and I'm posting it here:

"There is no "barack " in Arabic. Al-buraaq is the name of the winged horse of the prophet Mohammad. Barq = lightning, dazzling light. Bariqa = ray, baraka = blessing. Make your choice... "

The main point: There is no "Barack" in Arabic.


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