Skip to comments.Obama Knew What His Pastor Was Saying ( Flashback to March 5, 2007 New York Times:)
Posted on 03/14/2008 9:54:46 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
CHICAGO, March 5 The Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr., senior pastor of the popular Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago and spiritual mentor to Senator Barack Obama, thought he knew what he would be doing on Feb. 10, the day of Senator Obamas presidential announcement.
After all, back in January, Mr. Obama had asked Mr. Wright if he would begin the event by delivering a public invocation.
But Mr. Wright said Mr. Obama called him the night before the Feb. 10 announcement and rescinded the invitation to give the invocation.
Fifteen minutes before Shabbos I get a call from Barack, Mr. Wright said in an interview on Monday, recalling that he was at an interfaith conference at the time. One of his members had talked him into uninviting me, Mr. Wright said, referring to Mr. Obamas campaign advisers.
Some black leaders are questioning Mr. Obamas decision to distance his campaign from Mr. Wright because of the campaigns apparent fear of criticism over Mr. Wrights teachings, which some say are overly Afrocentric to the point of excluding whites.
Bill Burton, a spokesman for the Obama campaign, said the campaign disinvited Mr. Wright because it did not want the church to face negative attention. Mr. Wright did however, attend the announcement and prayed with Mr. Obama beforehand.
Senator Obama is proud of his pastor and his church, but because of the type of attention it was receiving on blogs and conservative talk shows, he decided to avoid having statements and beliefs being used out of context and forcing the entire church to defend itself, Mr. Burton said.
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That’ll leave a mark!
Mr. Wright said that in the phone conversation in which Mr. Obama disinvited him from a role in the announcement, Mr. Obama cited an article in Rolling Stone, The Radical Roots of Barack Obama.
According to the pastor, Mr. Obama then told him, You can get kind of rough in the sermons, so what weve decided is that its best for you not to be out there in public.
“Rough”...i wonder exactly what that really means to BOH.
Who is pushing this?
and is the Title of this thread.....
The Radical Roots of Barack Obama
Feb 07, 2007
If McCain attended a church that was “Eurocentric” and excluded non-whites, he would be crucified by the DemonRats and their lackeys in the Mainstream Media. Why should the racist Obama get a free pass from CNN, MSNBC and the rest of the Lieberal media?
That is putting it mildly, but accurate.
The hypocrisy that is Barack Hussein Obama is coming to light. He never highlights his white upbringing; he always refers to his experience of growing up as a black in America. The U S of KKKA got to me today. You’ll have to excuse me. I’m overwhelmed.
Barak is lying through his pearly-whites when he says he was unaware of Wright's inflammatory rhetoric. Give me one other reason he would pull his pastor of 20 years off the announcement program when he planned, as he is now doing, on making his religious affiliation such a big part of his campaign.
Not sure I follow ?
Will Hillary (or McQueeg) have the balls to challenge Barack Hussein Obama on this? Is Hell Pond ready for ice skating yet?
You know who.
Is this when he converts back to islam?
Why is this all over the news right now? The media must have had these tapes for awhile. What triggered this?
I’m not sure. This could really hurt a VP. If it was from the other side...I would figure Obama would be easier to beat.
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