Saturday, March 15, 2008

Is Senator Obama a Muslim?

National Post [Canada]
15 March 2008

Why my kin won't vote Obama

Allen Abel, National Post

A visit with my born-again Texas cousins and their "Steeple People" allies is a window into Christian salvation, Southern politics, and the conviction that Muslims like Barack Hussein Obama have no chance of going to heaven. [...]

"Is Senator Obama a Muslim?" I ask, using the question as a test of the triumph of fervency over fact. [...]

[Respondents to Abel's question are unsure that Obama is a Christian.]