Limbaugh: Obama ‘constantly denigrates Christians’
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Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh said Thursday he wonders why President Obama is a Christian given how often he discusses Islam instead.

“President Obama is routinely defending [Islam], talking it up, promoting it,” he said on his broadcast that afternoon. "He says it’s the most peaceful, giving religion out there, that the mosque’s call to prayer is one of the most beautiful sounds in the world."

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“My question is, given all this, why did he choose to become a Christian,” he added. "I’ve always wondered that. He’s such a defender and promoter of Islam, and, on the other hand, he and his party are constantly denigrating Christians.”

Limbaugh argued that Obama does not hold Christianity in high regard.

“He says he is one, [but] at the same time, he’s out there, and look what he says about Christians,” he said. "Look, he talks about them as ‘bitter clingers’ and [says that] they hold onto their guns when they’re nervous.

“I don’t care what the issue is, whether it’s guns, whether it’s gay marriage, any cultural or social issue, or the ‘bitter clinger’ comments. How did he end up choosing Rev. [Jeremiah] Wright’s church given his public statements on all this?”

Limbaugh rejected Obama’s claim Wednesday that Muslims have always part of the American identity.

Barack ObamaBarack ObamaCongress needs to assert the war power against a dangerous president CNN's Don Lemon: Anyone supporting Trump ‘complicit' in racism DOJ warrant of Trump resistance site triggers alarm MORE, he goes into this radical mosque in Baltimore yesterday [and] he talks about how Islam has always been a part of the fabric of America,” he said. "I said, ‘Really? I didn’t know that. I didn’t know that Islam had always been such a major, major part of America.' " 

Obama visited a mosque for the first time since becoming president in 2008 during a Wednesday visit in Baltimore. He called anti-Muslim rhetoric “inexcusable” while speaking at the Islamic Society of Baltimore, adding that Muslim Americans will “rise and fall together” with their fellow citizens.