Scolded by a reader who said "a real reporter would keep probing," Weiss dutifully dove into our president's past. What did he discover? A Catholic school, attended while the young Obama was still living in Indonesia. Writes Weiss, not quite seriously:
What did he learn and when did he learn it at Santo Fransiskus Asisi? Is it possible that President Obama is a secret Catholic? (I'm not the first person to raise the question, btw. )The fun and games progressed when Weiss's fellow Politics Daily writer David Gibson, who also writes for Catholic magazine Commonweal, learned that the president actually carries a picture of Mary Help of Christians in his wallet:
Of course ...Mary Help of Christians was famously invoked during the Battle of Lepanto and the Seige of Vienna, both battles of Christendom against Ottoman Turks--the Muslims. So what that says about Obama's Muslim bona fides, I don't know.
The Kennedy parallels continue. When we learn that the Birthers are right, and Obama really isn't a citizen, having been born in Dublin...then it's time to worry.