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Video: No, Obama didnít ďadmitĒ to being a Muslim on ABC
hotair ^ | Allahpundit

Posted on 09/07/2008 12:46:16 PM PDT by flyfree

Within 10 minutes of this airing we’d already gotten four or five e-mails about it; 20 minutes later, a bowdlerized version had already hit YouTube and begun circulating. I despise lefty sites for twisting conservatives’ words by selectively editing clips, so let’s cut this one off at the pass before it gets going. Here’s the full exchange with Stephanopoulos, making it perfectly clear that when he says “my Muslim faith” he’s referring to how the people smearing him see him, not how he sees himself. No mas, please.

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TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2008; abcnews; husseinobama; islam; mohammedanism; mymuslimfaith; obama; obamabiden; obamuslim
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1 posted on 09/07/2008 12:46:16 PM PDT by flyfree
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To: flyfree

Too late, Obamuslim


2 posted on 09/07/2008 12:48:00 PM PDT by madison10 (McCain/Palin 2008)
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To: flyfree

As Dr. Sowell says “Aha Statistics”.


3 posted on 09/07/2008 12:48:01 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: flyfree

It took Stephanopoulos to correct him and it certainly places doubts in peoples minds to whether if Obama is being honest.


4 posted on 09/07/2008 12:50:32 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: flyfree

When I saw the video, it was obvious his comment was being taken out of context and people were hearing only what they wanted to hear. This is not the gotcha we’ve been waiting for!


5 posted on 09/07/2008 12:50:52 PM PDT by balls (Never underestimate the stupidity of the American electorate)
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To: flyfree

I agree that we should not stoop to the Left’s MO of tricks and lies.


6 posted on 09/07/2008 12:51:39 PM PDT by Bigg Red
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To: balls
When I saw the video, it was obvious his comment was being taken out of context and people were hearing only what they wanted to hear. This is not the gotcha we’ve been waiting for!

I agree. We don't want to be like the Kos kids.

7 posted on 09/07/2008 12:51:51 PM PDT by mathprof
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To: flyfree
A gaffe is FAIR GAME. Or I can't spell potato.

Isn't this the guy who's going to bring world peace just at the sound of his voice and words?

So ...uh...why is he...um...come on, now...let's get real here...you know as well as I know... Mr. Stumblelips?

Listen to the whole exchange in context. The guy can barely speak, much less make the waters part! Incoherent!

8 posted on 09/07/2008 12:51:55 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: flyfree

Tried to watch it. Can’t do it! He makes me angry and makes me feel sick.


9 posted on 09/07/2008 12:52:01 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ("Don't touch that thing")
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To: balls

I agree with you!!!!!!
It makes us look stupid.


10 posted on 09/07/2008 12:52:03 PM PDT by netmilsmom (An Obama win? Move to AK, secede, drill, drill, drill!!!!!!)
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To: flyfree
Well, its a good thing George Stepalloverus corrected Barry about “muslim faith”, so Barry stammered and said "I mean my Christian faith."
11 posted on 09/07/2008 12:52:04 PM PDT by svcw (http://baskettastic.com/)
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To: flyfree
I watched it and there is no denying that it was a Freudian slip... “MY MUSLIM RELIGION” flowed very naturally out of his mouth. He didn't even realize that he had screwed up until georgie corrected him... and it took an inordinate amount of time for him to come up with a semi-coherent response. De bunked my arse!

LLS

12 posted on 09/07/2008 12:52:40 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (GOD, Country, Family... except for dims!)
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To: flyfree
It's been said here many times that we understand the context but:
13 posted on 09/07/2008 12:53:32 PM PDT by softwarecreator
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To: Mamzelle

Thank you! Excellent.

LLS


14 posted on 09/07/2008 12:53:48 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (GOD, Country, Family... except for dims!)
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To: flyfree

Oooops!!

LOOOOOOOLLL


15 posted on 09/07/2008 12:53:52 PM PDT by BlessingsofLiberty
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To: flyfree

Nice try to cover Bammy’s arse, hotair, but too late — the slip is what it is. He spilled the beans himself — Stayontopofthis even tried to cover for Obie Wan Obammy.


16 posted on 09/07/2008 12:53:53 PM PDT by webschooner (McWhatshisname/Palin 2008 !!)
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To: balls

i saw the whole clip and your right way out of context. I despise obama but this is exactly what he was talking about.

I”m sure i’ll get flamed but it was just a confusion in how steffy phrased the questions and obama even went on to clarify.


17 posted on 09/07/2008 12:53:57 PM PDT by genxer
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To: flyfree

There’s no mistaking this one:

It’s short and worth the listen.

http://www.youtube.com/swf/l.swf?video_id=4FCNKwHRCQM&rel=1&eurl=http%3A//mail.google.com/mail/%3Fui%3D2%26view%3Dbsp%26ver%3D1qygpcgurkovy&iurl=http%3A//i1.ytimg.com/vi/4FCNKwHRCQM/default.jpg&t=OEgsToPDskJlEvCx2aZ54609gsiDzURx&use_get_video_info=1&load_modules=1

OBAMA MAKING FUN OF THE BIBLE / Sermon on the Mount


18 posted on 09/07/2008 12:54:17 PM PDT by AuntB ( "During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: flyfree
Video: No, Obama didn’t “admit” to being a Muslim on ABC

He didn't admit it, but still a Muslim just the same?

Got ya...

19 posted on 09/07/2008 12:54:22 PM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood (LET'S ROLL!)
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To: flyfree

I tend to think he didn’t admit anything. Still....it shows he’s not the sharp intellectual he’s portrayed to be. He bumbles, stumbles, and produces gaffes at a record pace. Definitely not presidential material.


20 posted on 09/07/2008 12:54:26 PM PDT by edpc (Head On!!! Apply directly to Begala)
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To: balls

Ok

What was he trying to say?


21 posted on 09/07/2008 12:54:51 PM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: softwarecreator
Perhaps it was just a gaffe. But Barry keeps making a lot of them and he doesn't look all that confident about himself. There has to be some doubt he's a Christian. He doesn't need Steffy to get it right for him!

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

22 posted on 09/07/2008 12:55:58 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: flyfree

NO one can be 100% accurate with their lies 100% of the time. I wonder why any American would not know there are only 50 States?


23 posted on 09/07/2008 12:56:12 PM PDT by Tarpon (Three things matter when selecting a President - character, character and character.)
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To: flyfree

Welcome to FR.


24 posted on 09/07/2008 12:56:26 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (CHEVY VOLT COUNTDOWN: V minus 95 Weeks. Waiting...)
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To: mathprof

If Obie wont clarify it for us we will. Politics is about labels, the one you make for yourself or the one that is made for you. Like it or not, that’s what it is.


25 posted on 09/07/2008 12:56:32 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature (OBAMA: He was a flop before he became a flipper.)
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To: flyfree

I see no difference, it still seems to me that Obambi slipped, he made the Muslim comment too quickly/confidently/casually, he didn’t immediately pick it up if it was in fact a mistake on his part and it took Steph to correct him. One more thing, I think Steph was tough on him, he didn’t cover for Obambi, he kept defending the McCain campaign against Obambi’s disgraceful inferences. The messiah is not ready for prime time to say the least.


26 posted on 09/07/2008 12:57:23 PM PDT by moose2004 (Drill, Drill, Drill, Drill, Drill, Drill And Then Drill Some More)
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To: edpc
My thoughts exactly. Without a teleprompter, he's lost and he starts making a lot of mistakes. This guy is not a natural debater.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

27 posted on 09/07/2008 12:57:29 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Mamzelle
A gaffe is FAIR GAME. Or I can't spell potato.

The singular spelling variants "potato" vs. "potatoe" co-existed into the 19th century. In the 20th century "potato" came to be considered the correct singular, and "potatoe" considered a misspelling. The plural remains "potatoes'".

Your just a kid! is all ;-)

28 posted on 09/07/2008 12:57:41 PM PDT by flyfree (Biden is no Palin and Obama is no McCain)
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To: Mamzelle

What cracked me up is George answering the questions via interjections as Obama stumbled through trying to answer the question.

I’ve not watched any Obama interviews - so now I see why you guys are calling him Stumblelips and so forth. Wow.


29 posted on 09/07/2008 12:58:05 PM PDT by Frapster (McCain / Palin 2008!)
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To: flyfree

People can deny it but if the accusation were made about me I might say “about being of Muslim faith” or “of being Muslim”...but would never say “MY Muslim faith”


30 posted on 09/07/2008 12:58:32 PM PDT by nclaurel (I think therefore I vote Republican.)
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To: BlessingsofLiberty
How many Christians or Jews do you know that would make such a statement (subconciously)?? Answer.....NONE!!!!
31 posted on 09/07/2008 12:58:49 PM PDT by BlessingsofLiberty
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To: Red Steel
It took Stephanopoulos to correct him and it certainly places doubts in peoples minds to whether if Obama is being honest.

There was never a doubt for me...


Video: No, Obama didn’t “admit” to being a Muslim on ABC

He didn't admit it, but still a Muslim just the same...

32 posted on 09/07/2008 12:58:50 PM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood (LET'S ROLL!)
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood

He uh, um, I think, y’know, has a poor selection, um, uh, or choice of words, and uh um, allows folks to uh, um listen to uh, um maybe a Freudian slip once in a while, that um explains uh, um y’know, what is the truth.


33 posted on 09/07/2008 12:58:51 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: AppyPappy

He was trying to say that while McCain himself hasn’t question “his faith”, Fox and the Vast Right Wing conspiracy has done that.

He screwed up and said Muslim.

I think what is more fun than the “Ta-da” moment is how frazzled we have them!!!!


34 posted on 09/07/2008 12:59:19 PM PDT by netmilsmom (An Obama win? Move to AK, secede, drill, drill, drill!!!!!!)
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To: goldstategop
Perhaps it was just a gaffe. But Barry keeps making a lot of them

And he will continue to make them. The man can't talk without a teleprompter. He would make a good news reader and should have probably auditioned for that job.

35 posted on 09/07/2008 12:59:41 PM PDT by flyfree (Biden is no Palin and Obama is no McCain)
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To: flyfree
They can claim what they want, but he still alluded to his religion as being Muslim. And George had to correct him on it. Imagine, Bambi saying he "finds it deeply offensive," that regarding his faith, people say he isn't who he says he is.

Well gee Bambi, maybe if you hadn't sat in a pew for 20 years listening to the hate-filled speech of your "father-figure" Pastor, your religious beliefs wouldn't be questioned, you doofus.

36 posted on 09/07/2008 1:00:12 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: allahpundit

"I despise lefty sites for twisting conservatives’ words by selectively editing clips, so let’s cut this one off at the pass before it gets going"

Cripes, I hate that PC BS line. This is a war and it won't be won by playing nice. Stoop to the enemies' level and go lower. Lie, cheat, and steal to defeat them. Do those things better and more effectively than they do.

Do you think right and wrong are the same? When the enemy stoops to defeat good it is an evil thing thing they do. When the good guys stoop to defeat evil it is a righteous thing they do.


37 posted on 09/07/2008 1:01:01 PM PDT by I see my hands (_8(|)
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To: Mamzelle

What cracked me up is George answering the questions via interjections as Obama stumbled through trying to answer the question.

I’ve not watched any Obama interviews - so now I see why you guys are calling him Stumblelips and so forth. Wow.


38 posted on 09/07/2008 1:01:03 PM PDT by Frapster (McCain / Palin 2008!)
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To: LibLieSlayer

he said “My Muslim faith”, not “my Muslim religion” but yes it was a naked Sigmund slip.

Folks here who think the Left will accept olive branches of fair play and respond in kind are hopelessly naive.

Rush is very clear on this and I agree.

It’s an excellent soundbite to exploit by 527s.

This is war not yet by any other means folks.

The real issue here though is that the Left would welcome a Muslim or any other non Christian or even non believing Jewish president.


39 posted on 09/07/2008 1:01:50 PM PDT by wardaddy (Obama/Pol Pot 2008)
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To: netmilsmom
No - the point is HE brought up the issue! As Ed Morrisey and the Hot Air bloggers should note, its beside the point its a gaffe. Obama was the one who drew attention to the Muslim question.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

40 posted on 09/07/2008 1:01:57 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Mamzelle
Or I can't spell potato.

You left off the e.

In grade school (50s) I taught it could be spelled both ways.

41 posted on 09/07/2008 1:02:06 PM PDT by fella (.He that followeth after vain persons shall have poverty enough." Pv.28:19')
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To: flyfree
He's very inarticulate, and it's hard for me to listen to such a poor speaker. However, it does seem like his "admission" is taken out of context.

But the point raised at the link is a very good one: Obama smears the McCain campaign for everything anyone says against Obama, even when McCain says "Knock off the attacks against Obama". And so on that basis, Obama MUST be responsible for all of the disgusting slurs against Palin. The fact that Obama has said "Knock off the disgusting slurs" does not matter -- at least by Obama's standards.

42 posted on 09/07/2008 1:02:13 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Et si omnes ego non)
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To: SERKIT
He uh, um, I think, y’know, has a poor selection, um, uh, or choice of words, and uh um, allows folks to uh, um listen to uh, um maybe a Freudian slip once in a while, that um explains uh, um y’know, what is the truth.

Uhhh, yeah, ummm, yeah Steponallofus dude, how about some bong hits of ummm, uhhh some totally screamin' Humbolt buds laced with opium???

43 posted on 09/07/2008 1:02:48 PM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood (LET'S ROLL!)
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To: flyfree
From what I understand, a Muslim wouldn't say “my Muslim faith.”

“Muslim” is a person who practices Islam. If it were a true Fruedian slip, Obama would have said “my Islamic faith.”

Muslim and Islam cannot be used interchangeably to describe both the person and the religion as the word “Christian” can.

44 posted on 09/07/2008 1:03:48 PM PDT by mike182d ("Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, how was the play?")
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To: flyfree

Someone should get the Muslim prayer times for North America and see if Barry’s trips to the washroom with a little floor mat coincide with them. Hehe, know what I mean?


45 posted on 09/07/2008 1:04:07 PM PDT by CanaGuy (Go Harper!)
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To: flyfree
The reason Steffy corrected him was that he expected Obama to say something like “my alleged Muslim faith.” When Obama said “my Muslim faith,” Steffy panicked and tried to cover for him, which in actuality only made it worse.
46 posted on 09/07/2008 1:04:29 PM PDT by mojito
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To: AppyPappy

If you have heard only the short clip that is on Youtume, I can understand why you would as me to elaborate what he was trying to say, but if you saw the discussion in context, you wouldn’t need to ask. He said “Senator McCain does not talk about ‘my Muslim faith’”, meaning, McCain does not say that BHO is of the Muslim faith.


47 posted on 09/07/2008 1:04:44 PM PDT by balls (Never underestimate the stupidity of the American electorate)
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To: flyfree

True. Just like Sarah Palin never advocated teaching creationism in schools. That won’t stop either from being endlessly repeated.


48 posted on 09/07/2008 1:05:07 PM PDT by Hugin (Mecca delenda est!)
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To: flyfree

The left says McCain should be tested for Alzheimer’s. Obambi’s gaffes sound just as bad. And we want to play nice... screw that, he says he is a Muslim, then he is a Muslim.


49 posted on 09/07/2008 1:05:35 PM PDT by lookout88 (Combat search and rescue officer's dad.)
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To: flyfree

So, why did Stephanopoulos interrupt and offer the correction: “Christian faith”. And why did Obama accept the correction and repeat it?


50 posted on 09/07/2008 1:05:53 PM PDT by Will88 (.)
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