Obama Nixes Jesus’s Cross From Speech… But Giant Arafat Posters Are OK

In 2009, the Obama White House asked Georgetown University, a Catholic institution, to cover up prominent Christian symbols for President Obama’s economic speech.
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It was offensive.

But today, Barack Obama held a press conference in the West Bank under a giant Yasser Arafat banner.
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U.S. President Barack Obama and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas shake hands at a news conference at the Muqata Presidential Compound in the West Bank City of Ramallah March 21, 2013. (REUTERS/Larry Downing)


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