Obama is a liar and Wright is no fool: The orchestration of an amicable repudiation

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Barack now wants a press conference to condemn Reverend Wright. And so he does.

"I am outraged by the comments that were made and saddened by the spectacle that we saw yesterday . . . .The person I saw yesterday was not the person that I met 20 years ago," Obama said of the man who married him.

When, Barack, when did Reverend Wright no longer act like the guy you knew? When? Was it after or before you named him as your spiritual advisor? At some point in the twenty years of your relationship he apparently changed. Do you really expect us to believe you didn't see the change.

Barack Obama was, in fact, still a member of Trinity when Reverend Wright first said the U.S. being behind 9/11.

Barack Obama was, in fact, still a member of Trinity when Reverend Wright first said the U.S. invented AIDS to kill black men.

Obama says he never heard those sermons. We're now left with only one of two conclusions:

(A) Either Barack Obama knew about Rev. Wright's positions, did nothing, and is now lying to cover it up; or

(B) Barack Obama never really attended Trinity enough to pick up on Wright's views, in which case Obama was using the church just for show and has been lying about his faith the whole time.

"I gave him the benefit of the doubt in my speech in Philadelphia explaining that he's done enormous good. ... But when he states and then amplifies such ridiculous propositions as the U.S. government somehow being involved in AIDS. ... There are no excuses. They offended me. They rightly offend all Americans and they should be denounced."

Um . . . Wright states that view a long time ago.

Folks, what's really going on here is simple. Obama and Wright are friends. Obama tried to distance himself from Wright, but it didn't work. Now, Obama needs to throw Wright under the bus to help himself out. Wright was happy to mouth off irrationally to give Obama another chance to repudiate and disavow his relationship with Wright. And with fresh rhetoric from Wright it wouldn't just appear politically expedient — especially when Obama is still trying to use his relationship with Wright in the black community.


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He only has to make it to 5/6.

The assumption is that "Generic Democrat" will beat "Generic Republican" come November. I'm not saying that this assumption is right or wrong... I'm just saying that this speech is not aimed at you.

It's aimed at Indiana and North Carolina.

If Obama wins both of those, Clinton will have lost her shot.

If Clinton wins Indiana but not NC, this will allow her to kick the can down the road a little bit more.

If Clinton wins both? She's got the nomination sewn up.

Again: You are not the target audience for this speech... unless, of course, you're a registered Dem in Indiana or North Carolina.

Man is free at the moment he wishes to be. --Voltaire

"I didn't know" about Wright's racism and anti-Americanism. That he would try to end the affair with a lie, to wit, "this isn't the same man" I knew 20 years ago, is, well, downright Clintonian without the effectiveness. No one believes him, but after the Philadelphia apologia what else could he do?

"I can no more disown him than I can disown the black community," Barack Obama

AzRenegade

And beats the spread in NC Obama is done and has to try to recover.


"Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it."
-Thomas Paine: The American Crisis, No. 4, 1777


"Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it."
-Thomas Paine: The American Crisis, No. 4, 1777

Well, unless the spread is, like, 12 points.

Man is free at the moment he wishes to be. --Voltaire

How close do you think Hillary needs to come in NC to get the moral victory? Short of winning outright of course, I think that if she can get within 8 points, it will be a huge deal. And in the county I live in here in NC, I have seen a whole lot more Hillary than Obama signs. Heck, Bill even stopped by last week, the first time I think ever that a president, former or sitting has ever came to Asheboro.

And although there is a large black and college population here, there are also a lot of working class white Dems in the eastern part of the state.

At Obama +10 10% undecided

Figure about 5% to 10% of Obama's support breaks to hillary when they are actually voting and after these weeks she cleans up on the undies.

That puts her within a couple points of him. God only knows what it means in terms of delegates why the Dems have primaries and not just a game of cards I'll never know.


"Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it."
-Thomas Paine: The American Crisis, No. 4, 1777

the longer and messier this thing gets, the better.

I have the audacity to hope that Obama wins the nomination because I think he would get crushed in the general.

Can you ever imagine that Hillary would be the unifying democratic candidate?

McCain is going to win this thing.

With 35% of the NC voters being African-American and turning out in unprecedented huge numbers for a primary, Obama can't possibly lose NC. But if Hillary can sweep the white areas, especially around the military bases, then she will have met her goal--proving that she's the candidate of the white majority.

in an earlier post, but yours is much better. ;)

I read somewhere that the person who got Wright invited to the National Press Club dinner is a friend of Hillary's. If this turns out to be true (she is, but there is still some question as to who the woman supports, Clinton or Obama), then I may have to reconsider the whole "Hillary is the smartest woman" thing.

...of a conversation Obama and Wright had at the beginning of the campaign, wherein they agreed that this would have to happen sooner or later....but we're still supposed to believe all this playacting is real....how many more times am i going to have to ask..."how stupid does he think we are?!??"

that's the way the MSM will portray it while it claims BHO has "put the issue completely behind him." Andy the gay papist has already recanted his recantation of yesterday & is back on the B&O express.

Now I can see McCain in the White House for the first time, & while it's a bit painful, it's soooo much better than an ultra-left Manchurian Candidate.

...and the spin has already begun. CNN (ugh) has it Front Paged now with a story proclaiming BHO's strong reaction to Wright...even as they pony up loads of "reader comments" that seem to show most regular peepul think Wright is such a smart fella and speaking the truth all us Whitey's need to understand (I'm not exaggerating - read 'em yourself, if you've a strong stomach).

This is a ploy - aided and cheered on by the MSM. And sad to say, lots of slow-witted Dems will eat it up.

When we try to bring it up later, they'll point to this and call us racists for not accepting BHO's repudiation.

If I weren't so bitter, I could almost laugh. It's just so bloody obvious.

If I weren't so bitter, I could almost laugh. It's just so bloody obvious.

Just cling to your guns and religion and you'll be alright.

how many truly "undecided" democrats will be swayed by this. As said,the Obama supporters are coming from the woodwork saying how this has totally put the Wright controversy behind Obama, however I believe that to be wishful thinking & trying to speak it into being. Wright, on purpose or not, set this up brilliantly by saying that Obama will do "what politicians do."

and a bit smarter than I give Dems credit for. But quite likely...as likely as McCain repudiating the NC Republican Party to make himself look good to everyone not a conservative. (My hubby's theory; I don't give McCain that much credit but then we all know what my problems are with him.)

If and when Obama can get past the Wright mess, he still has Ayers, Resko etc. to deal with. He still has the "no there there" to deal with. I'm not so sure Hillary won't yet tan his hide. But yeah, we'd much rather run against him, and no, there is nothing new, hopeful, changeful or non-partisan about him. He is the samo samo if not moreso.

You may not be interested in war, but war is interested in you.

or lie 'til you die.

The liberal black voters of North Carolina will tell the true tale.

"I am a pastor, he is a member. I'm not a spiritual mentor, I'm his pastor," Wright said, sharing that he told Obama if he wins the White House "November fifth, I'm coming after you. Because you'll be representing a government whose policies grind under people."

That BHO does secure the nomination (after a bitter, ugly fight at the convention of course). Recent numbers show that Hilly could win against Juan McAmnesty. BHO likely couldn't (if Juan would grow a pair and throw a punch at glass-jaw Barry).

I heard it on the X......


"Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it."
-Thomas Paine: The American Crisis, No. 4, 1777

another "Juan McAmnesty" and you'll be XonRedState.

"A man does what he can and endures what he must."

That is the question I have, why did Obama join this particular church in the first place? I dont' see a positive answer Obama can give.

I've got plenty of friends with crazy views. My Rev. says some crazy things from time to time, as well. But no one would say that I believe everything my friends or Rev. believes. That's just stupid.

Listen, Obama is one of the most liberal Dems in the Senate. I think we've got enough things we can attack him on without this "guilt-by-association" nonsense. Let's get serious.

Will the REAL Obama, please stand up?

I believe there is a "C" in the explanation to this.

(C) Rev. Wright's sermons put Obama to sleep! He slept through it all. Yea... that's it. He has sleep apnea and he falls asleep real easily. It isn't his fault. Poor guy. Shame on you to make him accountable for this!

Guilt by association nonsense?
I guess I would start any reply to that statement
by saying if you don't get it by now, you probably
never will.

But I digress.

When voters such as ourselves are looking to determine
the value of candidates for POTUS, the evaluation of a person's character and judgment are quite valid and very important issues to consider.

Now we don't allow child molesters to become
teachers, because on a base level they lack the
character and judgment to be trusted around children.

Now we have Barack Obama, who has a long standing
20 year close relationship with a hate filled bigot for
a pastor in Rev Wright. I would submit that association
shows a serious lack of judgment and the character
necessary to become POTUS. You may not agree with the conclusion, but the process of evaluation and consideration
of this issue is hardly nonsense.

AzRenegade

 
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