Does America Hate Islam?
A new poll released by the Pew Research Center last night – combined with the lingering debate over the so-called “ground zero mosque” – is raising questions about just how much tolerance Americans have for Muslims.
The Pew poll showed that nearly one in five Americans believe, incorrectly, that President Obama is a Muslim. The percentage that correctly identifies him as Christian has fallen to just 34 percent, while 43 percent say they don’t know what his religion is – an increase of nine points from last year.
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