Thursday, May 17, 2012

Left and Right on Wright

I read this New York Times story with some amusement.  The reporters claim that GOP strategists along with some unnamed billionaire conservative are about to launch a series of attack adds directed at President Obama, adds they felt constrained from airing in 2008 under pressure from the McCain campaign.  In particular is an add aimed at highlighting Obama's relationship with the controversial Reverend Jeremiah Wright:
The plan, which is awaiting approval, calls for running commercials linking Mr. Obama to incendiary comments by his former spiritual adviser, the Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr., race-related sermons made him a highly charged figure in the 2008 campaign.
Hmmm?  After the revelation in Ed Klein's new book The Amateur, later validated with the release of audio-taped interviews, of Wright's claim that he was offered $150,000 by the Obama campaign to cease from sermonizing and speech-making until after the 2008 election, one would think the most vigorous attacks on the Reverend would come from the President's very own.


  1. Do you mind sending me Madeleine's address? I don't have facebook anymore so I'm kinda out of the loop! My email is - if you have time! Thank you!

  2. Thank you, I've got the address now!