Jeremiah Wright, Obama's Pastor: "Hillary Ain't Never Been Called A N****r"
Video of Rev. Jeremiah Wright, pastor and mentor to Barack Obama, has been posted. The Reverend defends his most famous constituent and attacks Hillary Clinton, saying, "Hillary ain't never been called a n****r."
Meanwhile, The Blotter has detailed some highly controversial statements by Wright in the past:
Sen. Barack Obama's pastor says blacks should not sing "God Bless America" but "God damn America."
The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Obama's pastor for the last 20 years at the Trinity United Church of Christ on Chicago's south side, has a long history of what even Obama's campaign aides concede is "inflammatory rhetoric," including the assertion that the United States brought on the 9/11 attacks with its own "terrorism."
UPDATE: Politico points out that Wright actually holds a formal position with Obama's campaign:
Wright is a member of Obama's African American Religious Leadership Committee -- the sort of largely honorary, advisory body that in recent days has recently been used mostly to throw people off who say controversial things.
The Obama campaign couldn't immediately say whether he'd remain on the committee.
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