He’s not a Muslim…but it should not matter

15 10 2008
He's not a Muslim - but it shouldn
Cutting Through the Bull
‘He’s not Muslim’ 2:25
CNN’s Campbell Brown discusses the fact that Barack Obama is not Muslim, but it shouldn’t matter.

Embedded video from CNN Video

Alhamdulilah! I have been waiting soooooo long for someone in the media to have the courage to say this. Kudos to Campbell Brown! Thank you!

Update:

I would be remiss if I did not also mention General Colin Powell interview on October 19, 2008 in which he endorsed then-Democratic candidate Barack Obama for President. During this interview with Tom Brokaw on Meet the Press, General Powell spoke of his disappointment with the Republican Party and their ‘allegations’ that Mr. Obama is a Muslim. He went on to say:

…the correct answer is, he is not a Muslim, he’s a Christian. He’s always been a Christian. But the really right answer is: what if he is? Is there something wrong with being a Muslim in this country? The answer’s no, that’s not America. Is there something wrong with some seven-year-old Muslim-American kid believing that he or she could be president?…This is not the way we should be doing it in America.

How awesome is that?

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15 09 2010
Celebrating Eid with Lemon Cake « BhattySaab

[…] is a Muslim”. Well, he has stated several times that he is not. Although, even if he was it shouldn’t matter.  Muslim Americans represent one of the most well-educated, affluent, and contributing members of […]

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