Obama Angered By Pastor's Comments

Barack Obama says he is outraged and angry over the latest comments from his former pastor.

Obama told reporters today in Winston-Salem that he's also "saddened" by what he calls a "spectacle" that the Reverend Jeremiah Wright engaged in yesterday during an appearance at the National Press Club in Washington.

He says Wright is offering conspiracy theories and other ideas that go against who Obama is and what he stands for.

In three days of public appearances in the last four days, Wright has been combative, accusing his critics of attacking the black church, and bringing more attention to an issue that Obama had hoped was dying down.

Obama had earlier defended Wright, while taking issue with some of his statements. But he now says, "The person I saw yesterday was not the person that I met 20 years ago." And he says Wright's comments do not accurately portray the perspective of the black church.

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  • by Anonymous on May 6, 2008 at 06:01 AM
  • by browns Location: nc on May 5, 2008 at 10:00 PM
    i really think that ppl needs to wake up and see who really should get president i dont think i know hillary would be really good for us she ran it before when her husband was the president and she did a really good job she helped us and then here comes bush and messes it all up for us and our troops. mccain is just like him and ppl that votes for him needs to be beat. i think obama would be a good vice president for hillary so she can teach him things so then he can become the next president but i know his not ready right now. hillary has experience and she can really be good for us. ppl please dont put another bush in there and unexperience person in there. think dont yall want things to get better gas be alot cheaper please do the right thing. god bless us

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  • by Blog Refuter Location: NC on May 5, 2008 at 09:36 PM
    John, it's called grassroots fundraising. There are some wealthy people in this country; and if you get the right ones behind you, you'll do fine.
  • by Bandanaman247 on May 5, 2008 at 07:54 PM
    LOL!!! ALL I said was who cares??? you can talk all the obama ,,hillary,, talk you want and just so youll know i dont care Im votein for John McCain so I gress my vote kills your...LOL Thanks for ASKING
  • by Obama 08 4 Prez on May 5, 2008 at 06:36 PM
    Bandanaman247 if a white pastor had said what Obama's pastor did I don't know what would have been said on here, since i can't read minds. As a matter of fact I don't know what you pastor is saying, or Hillary's or anyone elses. But I do know Obama didn't have his hand up this man's butt moving his lips. You can't control what a person says or does. I also used the black/white statement to show that i wasn't voting for Obama because he is black. He is also half white. So when people make statements like half black half white who cares.....well obviously you care or you wouldn't have commented on it! Obama 08 4 Prez
  • by John Location: Greenville on May 5, 2008 at 05:21 PM
    what really bothers me most about Obama is the extremely large amount of money he has raised. Is he getting this money from other countries?
  • by FAITHFUL FOR HILARY Location: Washington, NC on May 5, 2008 at 05:10 PM
    I wonder what Obama really believes in when it comes to faith?? I come from a very richly blessed family that is surrounded by there love and faith. Faith is what got my family through alot of hard times. I can say with all my heart that I have ALWAYS been and STILL am very PROUD to be an AMERICAN in the land where FREEDOM rings!! It kind of scares me though when Mrs. Obama stated that she hasn't always been proud to be an American. I want someone who is proud of their faith and there country to occupy "OUR" White house!! Go Hillary 08!!
  • by mother of 3 Location: pink hill on May 5, 2008 at 10:51 AM
    Devil Dog...LOL..i like your definition of poli ticks...that was good. Yeah, I had to change my name as well. I have been mother of 3 for along time and now there is another. Oh well, I am mother of 3 from Pink Hill still
  • by ...hear no evil..speak no evil... Location: Washington on May 5, 2008 at 10:31 AM
    How can trust be enlisted in a person who has for 20 plus years aligned himself with a minister, called him a "good Friend" and only now see's what his true thoughts and feelings amongst and for amercians really are. Hummmm, don't buy it for one minute. You can denounce until the cows come home and the fact remains...Obama made a conscious decision to attend and remain in that congregation for MANY years hearing the crap we are just now having to listen to.
  • by Bandanaman247 on May 5, 2008 at 05:28 AM
    check this out & look who's talking http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=khuu-RhOBDU&feature=related

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