“For there shall arise false Christs and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.”
Whether or not the candidates want to admit it, the fear of Islam and Arabs has played a major role in this election. Americans from both backgrounds say they have been ignored by the McCain and Obama campaigns (See my latest article on Al Jazeera.net)
With so much propaganda flowing, it almost makes public relations sense for the campaigns to avoid the groups.
For example, the DVD “Obsession”, which was mailed to some 28 million American households this month, suggests that the world is in denial of Islamic extremism, which is tantamount to Nazism in its bid to take over the planet. Worse still, the film claims it is very difficult determine how many of the world’s one billion Muslims could be susceptible to such a belief. “The bad thing” according to one of the film’s speakers, is that Muslims “are spread throughout the world,” including the West.