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Obama still answering questions on Islam

by Brad A. Greenberg

August 30, 2010 | 7:41 am

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The big news last week was that nearly one-fifth of Americans still believe that President Obama is Muslim. He’s not, but he’s keeping that story in the news by addressing it Sunday in New Orleans. Via the AP:

In an interview broadcast on “NBC Nightly News,” the president blamed the confusion over his religious beliefs on “a network of misinformation that in a new media era can get churned out there constantly.”

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“I’m not gonna be worrying too much about whatever rumors are floating on out there,” Obama said Sunday. “If I spend all my time chasing after that, then I wouldn’t get much done.”

Obama certainly has had to deal with a lot of insane rumors.

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