Americans Don’t Think Obama’s A Muslim, They Just Think He’s Terrible (Like Muslims Are) – The Awl

- 2020年3月11日

“Pew’sanalysisalsomakesapointthatreflectswhatI’mproposinghere:‘BeliefsaboutObama’sreligionarecloselylinkedtopoliticaljudgmentsabouthim。

’Giventhat,muchoftheperturbedcommentarythat’sfollowedtheObama/Muslimresultismisplaced。

Whenwethinkofthisnotasanaffirmedbelief,butanexpressionofantipathy,thetorturedexplanationsbecomeunnecessary。

Therealityisthatattitudes,includingexpressionsof‘belief,’areinfluencedbyunderlyingsentiments。

Withpoliticalemotionsrunninghigh,astheycustomarilydoattimesofsevereeconomicstress,it’sapointworthkeepinginmind?

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believeyoume。

”-PollsterGaryLangerexplainsthatmaybeallthosepeoplewhothinkBarackObamaisaMuslimdon’tactuallythinkthat;theyjustdon’tlikeObamaandwanttoexpresshowterribleheis,whichtheydobyclaimingtobelievethatheisamemberoftheIslamicfaith。

Sowe’reallokaythen!