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Reader comment on item: Was Barack Obama a Muslim?

Submitted by Martin Horan (United Kingdom), Oct 5, 2008 at 19:32

The debate on a Moslem becoming a president can happen in America. It could also happen in most free countries that I know of. But could the very idea of a Christian--or a Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, atheist, agnostic, liberal, socialist, or any non-Moslem--be considered as a president in a Moslem country? There's the problem!

If Moslems do not tolerate infidels--that is, rest of the non-Moslem world--to run their affairs, surely logic should tell us that they should not be hypocrites, then, and want to run anyone else's affairs. They ought to treat others as they would like to be treated. But they don't mind having one rule for themselves and another rule for the rest of us. They make use of our free liberal media but do not allow free thinking liberals the use of their media.

I would love for the Koran to be distributed free to every person in America so they could read what is in it. Then Americans--especially ones who believe in gay rights and the rights of women--would not ask such stupid questions as why does it matter if Barack Obama is a Moslem or not. It would matter greatly to a Moslem if they had a ruler who was not a Moslem--something which they would never tolerate anyway. The only Americans it should not matter to if Obama was or was not a Moslem is the ones who are Moslems themselves. And you can bet they won't use the English term "Moslem" to describe themselves. They call themselves by the Arabic term "Muslim."

Wake up America before you wake up duped. The rest of the free world depends on you getting it right.


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