Survey: One in Five Americans Believes Obama Is a Muslim

Twenty percent of Americans believe that Obama is a Muslim. How quickly they forget about Trinity United Church of Christ and the Rev. Wright.

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Protester's sign depicts a Muslim Obama (GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty)

One in five Americans believes, wrongly, that President Obama is a Muslim. The results come from a new Pew Research Center survey completed prior to the president's comments about the construction of an Islamic cultural center near Ground Zero. As the debate rages on, the survey result suggests that political fallout from the controversy over the mosque will likely continue for the Obama administration.

Read more at The Washington Post.

--Frank McCoy