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A not so private nightmare

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Submitted by Deianira (United States), Jan 20, 2009 at 10:31

Ever since I read in Obama's Audacity of Hope, : "If the political winds take an ugy turn, I will stand with the Muslims" (or words to that effect,) a particular nightmare has haunted my deepest sense of America's future, especially now as Obama seems already to be campaigning for his second term.

Then, comes the awful feeling that one fine morning he will call a special session of Congress and announce that he has had an epiphany. No, a winged horse has not conveyed him through the heavens, but the spirit of Mohammed has taken possession of him so profoundly that he must turn away from his adopted, second-hand Christianity.

Like his half-brother in England (?) , he is moved to turn away from Jesus and embrace the faith of his Kenyan ancestors. And Michelle? Will she appear at his side in a Burqa? And what of their darling littl girls? Will they become ten-year-old brides at White House weddings?

Then, the silent voice of wakeful logic, delcares, " No, no, that cannot, must not be. Even hypocrisy has its limits. Perish the thought. ' That way madness lies. ' "

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