Muslim in chief?
President Barack Obama has never been short of praise for Islam. In fact, his love affair with Islam is so intense that many have even wondered aloud if the president himself is a Muslim.
However, it’s impossible to realize just how intense Obama’s feelings for Islam actually are until you take a look at just how many times Obama has waxed ecstatic about the “religion of peace.”
Thanks to Sean Hannity, though, we now have a four-minute supercut of President Obama’s greatest hits when it comes to Islam:
It includes such smash hits as, “We will convey our deep appreciation for the Islamic faith, which has done so much over the centuries to shape the world,” “Islam has always been part of America’s story,” “We will convey our deep appreciation for the Islamic faith, which has done so much over the centuries to shape the world,” “Since our founding, Muslim Americans have enriched the United States,” and other great nuggets of Islam-love.
Look, if Obama wants to engage in Islamophilia, that’s fine. He can treat Islam as a hobby or an interest of his, the same way some people are inexplicably passionate about cars, the movies of Woody Allen, anime or the band Phish. (The last one, in my opinion, is particularly unfathomable.) If that’s his bag, hey — far be it from me to stop him.
However, if his silly obsession with the “religion of peace” and the Muslim world is conducted with such self-imposed blinders on that he fails to see the myriad problems arising from Islamist thought — whether they be terrorism, despotism, the subjugation of women or the abrogation of human rights — that’s where my problem begins.