Friday, August 21, 2009
He's toying with them
Barack Obama has issued a video message for the start of Ramadan, which begins tomorrow. His greeting is Ramadan Kareem (generous) rather than Ramadan Mubarak (blessed). Perhaps he didn't want to use the Egyptian president's name. Then, perhaps just to drive the crazies even crazier, there's this --
"Fasting is a concept shared by many faiths, including my own Christian faith ..."
Because by the crazy mentality, the fact that he has to mention his Christian faith must prove that he's secretly a Muslim!
UPDATE: Its gets better. The President has also issued a proclamation for the 50th anniversary of statehood for Hawaii. It includes --
Growing up in Hawaii, I learned from its diversity how different cultures blend together into one population
Why doesn't he say that was born in Hawaii?
FINAL UPDATE: Dreams of my Father has been translated into Arabic.