Monday, Mar. 23, 2009

Obama's "Muslim" Mishap

Barack Obama
Sept. 7, 2008

"What I was suggesting — you're absolutely right that John McCain has not talked about my Muslim faith..." — Obama on ABC's This Week.

Two months before the election, Obama discussed with George Stephanopoulos the false rumors that he is a Muslim and addressed the fact that John McCain had denied spreading the rumors. Obama is (and was) a Christian. Stephanopoulos jumped in to correct him, and the candidate quickly clarified.