February 26, 2008

Hey idiots -- Obama is not a Muslim

Is the Clinton camp desperate?

Barack Obama's campaign yesterday accused Hillary Clinton’s aides of engaging in “shameful, offensive fear-mongering” by distributing a photograph of him in a turban and tribal costume.

David Plouffe, Mr Obama's campaign manager, was already firing off press statements about it at a time when most voters were still digesting breakfast.

“On the very day that Senator Clinton is giving a speech about restoring respect for America in the world, her campaign has engaged in the most shameful, offensive fear-mongering we’ve seen from either party in this election. This is part of a disturbing pattern,” said Mr Plouffe, alluding to a previous controversy in which one of Mrs Clinton's volunteers had been dismissed for forwarding an e-mail falsely stating that Mr Obama is a Muslim.

My wife recently showed me a chain e-mail she received from some friends of hers in Costa Rica, which contained all those ridiculous lies about Barack Obama, including the falsehood that he is a Muslim. I told her to delete it, but first inform her friends that the e-mail is pure bunk.

That being said, Obama's actual church should raise a lot of eyebrows. One wonders when the 'ol MSM will ever get around to looking at it.

Posted by Hube at February 26, 2008 04:17 PM | TrackBack

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They brought Obama's church up in the debate tonight and Obama was hesitant to denounce Farrakhan as a whole or Pastor Wright. I think his words were "I denounce his anti-semitic views." Clearly he was trying to score points by denouncing Farrakhan's Antisemitism without fully rejecting Farrakhan in totality and Clinton called him on it and he made a weak concession.

Posted by: Jon at February 26, 2008 11:02 PM

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