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|The Dilemma of an Obama supporter|
May. 31st, 2008 at 10:10 pm
I should say from the outset that I like Sen. Obama and will probably be voting for him in the fall. Tonight I watched the press conference where he discussed his separation from Trinity United after video has surfaced of his church welcoming and cheering on a nutty, pandering white preacher named Rev. Michael Pfleger.
Out of all this, I have a few questions for the Huffington Post:
I think Sen. Obama made the right decision in calling Rev. Wright’s ideas exactly what they are, then treating Rev. Wright like the petty, vindictive, small person he is, and now distancing himself from a church that celebrates and defends ideas that are contrary to his message for the country. So for me, there is no dilemma here in Sen. Obama’s behavior. But I’m not sure how Lecia Shorter at the Huffington Post feels about her lengthy article defending a man who has now become Sen. Obama’s adversary. And I really look forward to reading the even greater mental gymnastics it will take for someone to write a defense of Rev. Pfleger.