Obama's Sunday Morning Gaffe

Matt Lewis
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Posted: Sep 07, 2008 5:01 PM
I have no reason to believe Barack Obama is anything other than a Christian -- as he professes.  To my knowledge, no credible person has argued that he is anything other than a Christian.  However, in the viral world of the new media age, this verbal gaffe is a step backwards for the candidate who has spent months trying to false debunk rumors (mostly spread via email) that he is, in fact, a Muslim ...




... At best, this causes confusion and forces Obama to expend more time and energy to set the record straight. At worse, some Obama opponents -- certainly not anyone credible -- will use it in an attempt to frighten some voters. Either way, by misspeaking, Obama may have opened the door back up on an issue he has desperately been trying to put to bed. At the very least, it will be talked about -- and Obama will have to answer more questions on the subject -- when he would rather discuss a topic that might actually help him win...