There has been a lot of discussion regarding the proper role of religion within the U.S. presidency. Whenever you have a belief system governed by one central individual held in such high esteem that it borders on worship, the potential for interference in matters of state becomes a legitimate concern.

So the question needs to be asked: If elected president, would Barack Obama maintain his independence, or would he take orders directly from Oprah Winfrey?

Don Black

Salt Lake City