His mother was an atheist (horrors)

We’re pretty used to an atheist having a snowball’s chance in hell of success in American politics. Here is something I hadn’t come across before: a “values voter” firmly decided she’s going to vote against Barack Obama because his mother was an atheist and father was a Muslim.

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Does this mean there is someone out there spreading “his mother was an atheist” as a smear against Obama? Sigh…

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Professor of physics at Truman State University