Why the deception? And who was behind it? AP? The Obama camp? Someone else? What was its purpose?
AP, March 5, 2008:
“In the world of today, children have different religions from their parents,” she said. She, too, is a Christian.
Is she really?
“Saudi Arabia: Obama’s grandmother in Mecca for ‘Hajj’ ceremony,” from AKI, November 25 (thanks to C. Cantoni):
Mecca, 25 Nov. (AKI) – The grandmother of US president Barack Obama has arrived in Saudi Arabia for the ‘Hajj’ or Islamic pilgrimage to the holy cities of Mecca and Medina, a Saudi daily said on Wednesday. Sarah Obama, 87, is being accompanied by a nephew and Obama’s cousin, Omran.
On Wednesday Sarah Obama was in the valley of Mina with an African delegation, according to the Saudi daily Okaz.
Obama, the mother of the American president’s father, lives in a village in Kenya and is one of the many guests of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud….