When you look at a number of Obama quotes, there are some things that should come as no surprise.
“We will convey our deep appreciation for the Islamic faith, which has done so much over the centuries to shape the world — including in my own country.”
“Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance.”
“These rituals remind us of the principles that we hold in common, and Islam’s role in advancing justice, progress, tolerance, and the dignity of all human beings.”
“I made clear that America is not – and never will be – at war with Islam.”
“Islam is not part of the problem in combating violent extremism – it is an important part of promoting peace.”
Need I continue?
Yes…I believe, to make the point crystal clear…I do.
“That experience guides my conviction that partnership between America and Islam must be based on what Islam is, not what it isn’t. And I consider it part of my responsibility as president of the United States to fight against negative stereotypes of Islam wherever they appear.”
“Throughout history, Islam has demonstrated through words and deeds the possibilities of religious tolerance and racial equality.”
“Ramadan is a celebration of a faith known for great diversity and racial equality”
Are you starting to get the picture?
Maybe THESE quotes will help…