Last August, an AP photographer took a picture at the U.S.-African Leaders Summit in Washington D.C. of President Obama getting ready for a photo op with dozens of foreign dignitaries. The image shows the prez making a fleeting hand gesture with a raised index finger.
It wasn’t until last week that we learned, via the slow-reacting but sharp-eyed F.W. Burleigh of American Thinker, what this means:
It shows Barack Hussein Obama flashing the one-finger affirmation of Islamic faith to dozens of African delegates. … The one-finger display is the distinctive Muslim gang sign: The index finger points straight up while the thumb wraps underneath and presses against the digital phalange of the middle finger. The remaining fingers are squeezed against the palm in order to highlight the extended forefinger. The extended finger is symbolic of the one-God concept of Muhammad and is understood by all believers to be a symbolic shahada, the Muslim affirmation of faith: There is but one God and Muhammad is his messenger.
See for yourself: