At rally, McCain refutes that Obama is Arab, says he is decent

At a recent town-hall style rally in Lakeville, Minnesota, Republican presidential candidate Senator John McCain refuted comments from a rally attendee, who told the senator that she could not trust Democratic nominee Senator Barack Obama, because he was “an Arab.” McCain responded saying, shaking his head on the false accusation, and told voters that Obama was “a decent person” and a “family many.” While McCain was booed for his intended defense of Obama, others have condemned McCain’s response for being insensitive to Arab Americans and others who expressed that there is not disparity between being Arab, and being decent. The racist remarks from the rally attendee is another in a seeming trend of racism, bigotry, anti-Muslim, and anti-Arab comments made against the Christian Barack Obama.

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