From NYTimes.com: Muslim Voters Detect a Snub From Obama
While the senator has visited churches and synagogues, he has yet to appear at a single mosque. Muslim and Arab-American organizations have tried repeatedly to arrange meetings with Mr. Obama, but officials with those groups say their invitations — unlike those of their Jewish and Christian counterparts — have been ignored. Last week, two Muslim women wearing head scarves were barred by campaign volunteers from appearing behind Mr. Obama at a rally in Detroit.
This is a no-win situation for Obama. Courting the Muslim vote is political poison right now as the general public in the United States wrongly equates terrorism with Islam. Obama is about change, but he still has to survive as a candidate in this political environment. Obama has broken down many barriers in this run, but is it expected that he breaks down all of them?