Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The underlying racism in Gov. Scott Walker questioning whether or not President Obama is a Christian


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his past weekend, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a conservative darling and potential Republican nominee for president, waded into deeply troubling waters when he refused to state whether or not he believed President Obama is a Christian.
“I don’t know,” Walker said in an interview at the JW Marriott hotel in Washington, where he was attending the winter meeting of the National Governors Association.

Told that Obama has frequently spoken publicly about his Christian faith, Walker maintained that he was not aware of the president’s religion.

“I’ve actually never talked about it or I haven’t read about that,” Walker said, his voice calm and firm. “I’ve never asked him that,” he added.

The thing is, you'd be hard pressed to find a recent president who has spoken more frequently about his faith than President Obama.

Now six years into his presidency, 10 years into his national prominence, and 11 years after his autobiography, Dreams from my Father was released, in which he details his Christian faith explicitly, it's preposterous at this point in the game for anyone as public as Walker to deny ever, one single time, hearing that President Obama is a Christian.

Use some reverse logic for a moment: If the President of the United States is not a Christian, what is he?

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