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Remember Jeremiah Wright

Craig S. Keener | Posted 09.27.2016 | Religion
Craig S. Keener

What was done to Jeremiah Wright served no one well, simply further debasing political discourse. Whether such attacks come from the right or the left, they attempt to win an argument ad hominem by simply poisoning the waters.

Fox News Contributor Relates Scalise's White Supremacist Meeting To Obama's Rev. Wright

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.31.2014 | Media

Even though Fox News' Charles Krauthammer will admit it's "implausible" that Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) didn't know he was giving a speech at a functi...

On My Faith and My Church

Barack Obama | Posted 03.14.2008 | Politics
Barack Obama

I believe that words that degrade individuals have no place in our public dialogue, whether it's on the campaign stump or in the pulpit. In sum, I reject outright the statements by Rev. Wright that are at issue.

Rev. Wright: King Had A Dream, Obama Had A Drone

Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago

In perhaps his harshest criticism of the president yet, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright blasted Barack Obama in a Wednesday speech commemorating Martin Luthe...

Andrea Stone

Will Rev. Wright's Latest Racial Remarks Hurt President Obama? | Andrea Stone | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jeremiah Wright, the controversial pastor who haunted President Barack Obama's 2008 campaign, gave Republicans new comments to work with...

Use of Rev. Wright Would Be a Disaster, but Not Necessarily for Obama

Dominic Carter | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics
Dominic Carter

The million dollar question is whether Obama's base will turn out again. Using Wright, a polarizing figure as he is, would guarantee a high African American turnout. And guess who these voters are supporting?

Early Political Spats Suggest Nothing Off-Limits In 2012

Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

By NANCY BENAC, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The early border skirmishes of Campaign 2012 are reviving questions about one candidate's former pa...

Race Matters: Mormonism, Rev. Jeremiah Wright and the 2012 Presidential Race

Edward Wyckoff Williams | Posted 04.11.2012 | Black Voices
Edward Wyckoff Williams

I believe in freedom of religion. I believe in being politically correct. What I do not believe in are double standards. To that end, Mitt Romney must answer for having been 32 years old, and the member of an organization that explicitly excluded African Americans.

Truth or Dare: Would Black America Support President Obama If He Were Atheist?

Kirsten West Savali | Posted 01.30.2012 | Black Voices
Kirsten West Savali

Truth or dare, evangelical, African-American Obama supporters: How deeply does your faith inform your politics? More importantly, would you support President Barack Obama if he were atheist?

Is The 'Race Card' Overused? | Posted 11.29.2011 | Black Voices

Race indelibly colors America's tapestry. Caring citizens of every hue are heartbroken by persistent problems plaguing many black communities. Like ev...

Both Sides Now: Teavangelicals Perry and Bachmann Rising, Teaconomy Sinking

HuffPost Radio | Posted 10.14.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2010-06-28-bothsides_pull.jpg Hilary Rosen & Kellyanne Conway debate who gets credit for our credit downgrade -- a hell-no Tea Party or a big-spending president? Then, are Perry & Bachmann creating a religious test 60 years after Kennedy's Catholicism didn't?

Obama’s Pastor Delivers Fired-Up Sermon In Colo.

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.13.2011 | Denver

Reverend Jeremiah Wright Jr., pastor emeritus of Chicago’s Trinity United Church of Christ whose controversial rhetoric and relationship to then-can...

Andrea Stone

He Lost In 2008 But John McCain Has Advice For 2012 Republican Candidates: Fess Up Your Flaws To Win | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Running for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012? Have some sticky issues threatening to disqualify you with voters? Then lear...

Sanchez Must Go, But Will CNN Have the Guts to Do It

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The Sanchez gaffe comes at a time when CNN is struggling mightily to find its rating and advertising legs, and is frantically looking for anyone to shove on-air who can rev up the ratings.

We Hold These Truths to Be Completely Malleable

Dylan Brody | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dylan Brody

I don't care that Obama is a Christian. I care that a country that guarantees freedom of religion thinks it's okay to treat this question as an issue.

Fox's Six Tricks: How to Spot the Next Sherrod

Mark Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Green

Fox 'News' is different. Journalists who say that Fox and MSNBC are just mirror equivalents of each other are wrong. Let's decode Fox's parlor tricks in its relentless effort to create news and advance the conservative agenda.

Wright Says Obama Threw Him 'Under The Bus'

Religion News Service | By Adelle M. Banks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, President Obama's former pastor, said Obama "threw me under the bus," accord...

Jeremiah Wright On Obama: 'I Have Not Stopped Loving Him'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rev. Jeremiah Wright is over the whole Obama controversy -- or so he said in an interview with the Washington Post. In the interview Wright defended ...

What Bill O'Reilly Has Wrong About Farrakhan, Wright and Pfleger

Tamara N. Holder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tamara N. Holder

When you fight for the poor and the voiceless, you take a lot of hits -- not hits from the poor, but hits from those who want to minimize your work. W...

Republicans Gone Wild!

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The right-wing attack machine is in high-gear, throwing all sorts of inflammatory rhetoric around like it was the '08 campaign all over again.

Sarah Palin's Greatest Defender

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

To my astonishment, Ziegler freely admitted his preference for Sarah Palin as a presidential candidate was based not on any specific policy, but because "she gets it."

Why Pastor Rick Warren Was the Wright Move

Beau Friedlander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Beau Friedlander

As it stands, we've got a president-elect who is putting Rev. Jeremiah Wright behind him for good so he can deliver on some campaign promises. Stay tuned... And keep the faith.

Rev. Jeremiah Wright On Obama's Win And The Media (VIDEO)

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Jeremiah Wright made his most extensive comments to date about Barack Obama and the race for the presidency during a radio interview Tuesday evening. ...

Another Robocall On Obama's Aunt, Jeremiah Wright

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The last-minute, under the radar issue some Republican groups are pushing this year appears to be the news that Obama's aunt is an illegal immigrant. ...

McCain's Phil Gramm is Worse than Obama's Rev. Wright

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Kall

You have a foolish, self-promoting pastor or you have an out of touch, let-them-eat cake, arrogant advisor and official surrogate and spokesperson who insults Americans. Which is worse?