Barack Obama appears on "The View" today (taped yesterday), and below we present a chunk of the highlights of the interview:
- When Obama claims that his distant-cousin Brad Pitt got the better looking side of the gene pool, Barbara declares, "We thought you were very sexy looking"
- Obama tells Joy that he can withstand the Republican attack machine: "I'm skinny but I'm tough," he says
- Obama discusses Rev. Jeremiah Wright: "Had the Reverend not retired...then I wouldn't have felt comfortable staying there at the church"
Here's more about his pastor/mentor, Jeremiah Wright and the primary season: