Conor Williams grasps the theological-political core of Obama's speech. The strangest feature of the far right's belief that Obama is a Muslim is that his speeches over the past three years have been arguably the most consistently Christian of any recent president. To see the permanence of evil and the resilience of hope at the same time is, well, audacious. And very Christian.
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