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Why Jeremiah Wright Matters -- Still, Part II

rocketsquirrel Wrote: May 31, 2012 9:25 AM
A KEY point about the "gd" America "sermon" is the congregation's reaction to "Reverend" Wright saying that in the pulpit! THAT is something many are missing here - the reaction of the congregation where the Obamas attended for 2 decades!
Polly1 Wrote: May 31, 2012 10:13 AM
Yes but the people in the congregation actually heard what Rev. Wright said, unlike Obama, who somehow missed it all.
Once upon a time, analysts, pundits and historians explored the relationship between a given subject and his father. We do so for possible insight into the subject's values, character, decision-making process, biases, interests, fears, etc. You know -- acorn, tree.

But the standard intellectual inquiry, for some reason, does not apply to the long, intimate relationship between Barack Obama and the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, who called himself a "second father" to young Barack.

Sen. Obama described his 20-year relationship with his pastor this way: "What I value most about Pastor Wright is not his day-to-day political advice. He's much more of a...