President Visits Mosque

Headline Roundup February 3rd, 2016

President Visits Mosque

From the Right
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Wednesday at the Islamic Society of Baltimore, President Barack Obama said many American do not know Muslims so they get their “hugely distorted impression” of Muslims from “distorted media portrayals” and “inexcusable political rhetoric,” after terror attacks.

Obama said, “Muslim American community remains relatively very small in this country, and as a result, most Americans don’t know or at least don’t know that they know a Muslim person. And as a result, many only hear about Muslims and Islam from the news after an act of terrorism, or in distorted...

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From the Left
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President Barack Obama, in his first visit to a mosque in the United States, said Wednesday he was seeking to rebut "inexcusable political rhetoric against Muslim-Americans" from Republican presidential candidates.

Attempting to recast what he said was a warped image of Islam while encouraging members of the faith to speak out against terr

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From the Left
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President Barack Obama said that Muslims in media should be portrayed in contexts other than national security during a visit to a Baltimore mosque on Wednesday.

Noting the accomplishments of Muslim Americans, Obama called for them to be more diversely represented on television.

"Part of what we

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