07/05/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Crowd Loved Obama's 'Irabac,' Even When He Flubbed It

One of the Cairo cafe questions debated in the days leading up to the speech was: Would Obama say "salaam" to the Arabic-speaking world?

Some thought he would avoid speaking any Arabic so as not to provide more fodder for the fringe critics who still fear that the U.S. president is some kind of closet Muslim fanatic.

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