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The one-finger display is the distinctive Muslim gang sign: The index finger points straight up while the thumb wraps underneath and presses against the digital phalange of the middle finger.
The remaining fingers are squeezed against the palm in order to highlight the extended forefinger. The extended finger is symbolic of the one-God concept of Muhammad and is understood by all believers to be a symbolic shahada, the Muslim affirmation of faith: There is but one God and Muhammad is his messenger.
Obama’s gesture, at a time when the world is reeling from a constant onslaught of Islamic terrorism, is the direct equivalent of a president raising his arm in a heil Hitler to fellow Germans during WWII.
A couple of examples of his ummah compatriots flashing the same salute, via Pamela Geller:
VIDEO: White House Dawah Summit on Countering
Extremism Opens With Muslim Prayer – No Other Faiths Represented
Obama and the Muslim Gang Sign - F. W. Burleigh