Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Barack Obama Finally Throws Reverend Jeremiah Wright Jr Under The Bus During Special North Carolina News Conference

Tuesday, April 29, 2008
FoxNews.com brings us this report and it starts off like this... Barack Obama, declaring “that’s enough,” denounced Tuesday as “appalling” and “ridiculous” comments made in the last few days by his former pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr. ...In a press conference in North Carolina, the Illinois senator used his strongest language to date to condemn Wright’s controversial sermons, which have remained a burden on his campaign since they became national news a month ago. Wright spoke Monday at The National Press Club in Washington, D.C. ...“I am outraged by the comments that were made, and saddened over the spectacle that we saw yesterday,” Obama said... “The person I saw yesterday was not the person that I met 20 years ago. His comments were not only divisive and destructive, but I believe they ended up giving comfort to those who prey on hate,” he said...
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Obama: I Am ‘Outraged’ and ‘Angered’ By Wright’s Comments

The Wall Street Journal has this take on Obama today... Anyone wondering when Sen. Barack Obama was going to throw Rev. Jeremiah Wright under the bus doesn’t have to wait any longer. In a press conference today, Obama condemned his former pastor in the harshest terms yet...
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Obama Seeks Distance From Wright

Amanda Carpenter has this take at the Townhall.com website...
Obama Attempts to Spin Away Wright Controversy
Photo from Obama Campaign Website
Obama 'outraged' by Rev. Wright's Comments
About News Video: Sen. Barack Obama is offering his strongest denouncement of the comments made by his former pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright. Obama says he is outraged by Wright's comments and saddened by the spectacle.
News Video posted on YouTube by AssociatedPress

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