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18 November 2017 17:57 (South Africa)

White House reminds the nation: Obama is not a Muslim

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A White House spokesperson felt necessary to remind the American nation at a recent poll that President Barack Obama is not a Muslim, but a Christian who prays daily. This came after a poll by the Pew Research Centre shows that almost 20% of Americans erroneously believe that Obama is a Muslim. Most of those who believed who believed that Obama is Muslim said their views were informed by the media, strongly suggesting that they are victims of misinformation. Not that we're terribly surprised about that, given that midterms elections are just around the corner in the States. Read more: Washington Post and the LA Times

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