By Dan Gilgoff, God & Country
This YouTube video explaining the etymological origins of the word Antichrist—hint: it has something to do with "Baraq O Bam-Maw"—has racked up more than 50,000 hits, with Hot Air reporting that it had risen to No. 6 on YouTube's "News & Politics" chart last night.
It was at this time last year that John McCain's presidential campaign released an ad that, according to some analyses, implied that Obama was the Antichrist. As Democrats like Obama have stepped up religious outreach, some opponents have stepped up faith-based demonizing.