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1 in 5 Americans think Obama is Muslim: Poll

According to poll conducted in America, nearly one in five people, or 18 percent, said they think President Obama is Muslim, up from the 11 percent who said so in March 2009, according to a poll released Thursday. The proportions who correctly say he is a Christian are just 34 percent, down from 48 percent in March of last year.

The White House even felt compelled to respond with a terse knockdown from spokesman Bill Burton: "The president is obviously a Christian. He prays every day." (Obama is a 'committed Christian', says White House)

Though its true that obama is christian but he was born to Kenyan Muslim father and a Kansas mother.

Born in Hawaii, he lived from ages 6 to 10 in predominantly Muslim Indonesia with his mother and Indonesian stepfather. His full name, Barack Hussein Obama, sounds Muslim to many.

- AP Inputs

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