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Wright Answer?

By on 3.17.08 | 9:13AM

Obama is supposed to be the smart one in the race, right? So why would he choose to go to a church pastored by Rev. Jeremiah Wright? I hadn't seen the Rev.'s sermonizing before this scandal broke; now I have and the guy is froot loops. What was it about Wright that was Obama was drawn to? Three possible answers spring to mind: (1) Obama is much more of a racialist than he usually lets on; or (2) he thought he needed the votes that a Wright endorsement would confer; or (3) George Neumayr is right and he went to that church because that's where his now proud-of-America wife wanted to attend.

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