Once Again, Franklin Graham Questions Obama's Religion
Evangelist Franklin Graham, the son of Billy Graham, says he's not sure if President Obama is a Christian or a Muslim. Graham made his comments on MSNBC's Morning Joe program. Graham says he can't categorically say the president is not a Muslim, because "Islam has gotten a free pass under Obama." Graham also said the president seems more concerned about Muslims than "Christians that are being murdered in Muslim countries." The Charlotte Observer reports on Graham's comments here. The paper also criticizes Graham in an editorial. An excerpt: Graham is wrong. Islam hasn't gotten a free pass under Obama, whose administration has worked to root out Islamic terrorists around the world. This is the kind of ill-informed and irresponsible babble we've criticized Graham for before. Sadly, he continues to foster such untruths and innuendoes, and to espouse intolerance. None of it jibes with Christian tenets. Of course, Graham is part of a larger problem in our political discourse today. Demonization of those with differing political views, and casting them as un-American, has become de rigueur.