Malik Obama, Barack’s half-brother, dropped a little nugget on Twitter today: A photo of Barack wearing Muslim garb.
Back in the day: When possibilities were boundless pic.twitter.com/Erk5tCHrAY
— Malik Obama (@ObamaMalik) April 8, 2020
“Back in the day: When possibilities were boundless,” Obama wrote on Twitter. Michelle Obama is also present, as is Ann Dunham, Barry’s mother.
Barack is wearing the same clothes as other pictures that were made public in 2016.
Fox News reported at the time:
Newly unearthed photos of President Obama in Muslim garb underscore his deep ties to the faith — and possibly help explain his reluctance to call out radical Islam, Fox News Channel’s Bill O’Reilly said Wednesday.
The photos, aired on “The O’Reilly Factor,” were taken at the wedding of Obama’s half-brother, Malik Obama, in Maryland sometime in the early 1990s, O’Reilly said. They were not offered as evidence that Obama is Muslim, as some of his critics insist, but to show his “deep emotional ties” to the religion of his father and stepfather, O’Reilly said.
In 2008, the Clinton campaign shared another image of Obama with the Drudge Report showing him in traditional African wear:
Fox News reported the original image was from Malik’s wedding in Maryland in the early 1990s.