This is an amazing intrusion by one religion into a White House family.
Or add your own description of its significance.
President Barack Obama's mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, who died in 1995, was baptized posthumously into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints last year during her son's campaign, according to Salt Lake City-based researcher Helen Radkey.
Mormons often do such "proxy baptisms" of dead people -- without permission from relatives of the dead.
And it's highly controversial ...