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Demagogy is the domain of charlatans...

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Submitted by Tziona (United Kingdom), May 26, 2009 at 07:41

Although not strictly related to the question of his Islamic/Chrisitian identity, I like Ali Sina's passing comment on Obama's character at http://www.jihadwatch.org/archives/026277.php

"When I was young there was a radio show in Iran called A City within Our City. Every week the producer interviewed a prison inmate on death roll [sic] and the criminal would tell the story of his life and what brought him to crime. At the end of the program the producer would ask, whether the criminal had any advice for young people. These criminals often had the best advices. They knew exactly the difference between right and wrong. I recall thinking, if only someone complied the advices [sic] of these criminals he could write the best book of guidance. Good words are dime a dozen. If they are not accompanied by good actions they are worthless. In fact the difference between a great man and a conman is in how much their word and deed differ. Even Obama came to power by giving good talks. His entire life however he befriended conmen, terrorists and hateful people. Demagogy is the domain of all charlatans and they are good at it."

This has been my problem with Obama from the beginning, he is a fine orator, but I don't see any actions to back up the words.

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