Skip to comments.Obama: 'This is not a crackpot church'
Posted on 03/23/2008 1:17:11 PM PDT by melt
Carrie Budoff Brown sends over the transcript from Obama's appearance, airing tomorrow, on the Michael Smerconish Show on 1210 AM WPHT in Philadelphia, from audio the show provided.
In the interview, Obama says he's talked to Wright in the past about "some of his views," and defends Trinity, saying "This is not a crackpot church."
Smerconish is a conservative talker who's been defending Obama's race speech.
OBAMA: I will be honest with you that I didnt have that many conversations with him over the last year just because I have been so busy. I haven't been going to church. I wasnt hearing a lot of these comments. The ones that are most offensive are ones that I never knew about until they were reported on. I had had conversations with him in the past in fact from the day I first met him -- about some of his views. Understand this, something else that has not been reported on enough is despite these very offensive views, this guy has built one of the finest churches in Chicago. This is not a crackpot church. Witness the fact that Bill Clinton invited him to the White House when he was having his personal crises. This is a pillar of the community and if you go there on Easter on this Easter Sunday and you sat down there in the pew you would think this is just like any other church. ... So I dont want to suggest that somehow, the loops you have been seeing typifies the services all the time. That is the danger of the YouTube era. It doesn't excuse what he said. But it gives it some perspective.
(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...
Yeah, he's right. The church isn't the crackpot. It's the membership that's used the "crack" and the "pot"...
Obama has shown time and time again he is not an American and should not be running for the office of President of the United States.
The U.S. creating AIDS to "commit genocide against black people" and the CIA flooding the inner cities with drugs to "keep the black man down" isn't crackpot?
I was just comparing this church with the Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, Texas. BHO’s church is definitely crackpot.
I wonder what E.V. Hill would say (if he could) to Jeremiah Wright about sermon topics and doctrinal beliefs.
Smerconish is a conservative? How so? He defends Specter all the time too.
Obama’s patriotism and loyalty to America have fallen into very serious question. And, so far, he has said nothing to change that. It seems that patriotism and loyalty are the very least we have a right to expect of a president, no?
The ones that are most offensive are ones that I never knew about until they were reported on.That lying scum-bag POS.
“Pay no attention to that man behind the pulpit! I am the great and powerful Obama!”
All the other churches are crackpot. They don’t hate America as much.
Obama: ‘This is not a crackpot church’ ...
how many times does it have to be said....b. HUSSEIN and his so-called church of peace and bringing people together...
from someone schooled in a madrasah.....alqueda and the f’n muzzies can’t wait for the coronation!!!!
Obama Hate’s White People
Let’s see....this morning’s sermon, by a “new” Preacher, was about how Rev. Wright’s departure was just like a “lynching”, so similar to the Crucifiction of Christ!!!!!
No....No Crackpots here.......
Yeah it is.
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