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ProgressiveEconomist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-18-08 06:36 AM
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38. IMO, the more people learn about Wright, the more they'll understand his anger
and the more they'll hate Sean Hannity for cherry-picking two minutes out of a hundred hours at http://www.tucc.org/store/trumpet_order.cfm?action=catb... .

IMO, the whole case against Obama rests on the assumption that what Hannity cherry-picked was representative of what Obama and 8,000 other congregants heard for the last 20 years. That assumption CANNOT be true, and all but hoard-core bigots will will listen to NPR, Newsweek, and other authentic news sources to educate themselves about Wright during the next week or two.

See the thread on the UCC's response to the controversy, at http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph... .
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  -Obama set to deliver speech on race, Wright (he will turn this into a positive) usregimechange  Mar-18-08 02:04 AM   #0 
  - GOBAMA!  anonymous171   Mar-18-08 02:06 AM   #1 
  - This speech will not succeed. It will only attract more attraction the disliked Wright  David Dunham   Mar-18-08 02:07 AM   #2 
     - Dude shut up.  woolldog   Mar-18-08 02:09 AM   #3 
     - That was my first thought...  usregimechange   Mar-18-08 02:11 AM   #4 
     - Lighten up Snoopy!  Swamp Rat   Mar-18-08 02:18 AM   #8 
     - I have one question for you?  Craftsman   Mar-18-08 05:37 AM   #29 
     - Martin Luther King also made some statements that could be considered  pnwmom   Mar-18-08 08:03 AM   #52 
        - The statements the pastor made are far beyond that.  Craftsman   Mar-18-08 02:00 PM   #63 
     - My thought too....  niceypoo   Mar-18-08 07:54 AM   #50 
     - so we're supposed to just sit and take the filth your filth-loving brethern spew?  cryingshame   Mar-18-08 09:31 AM   #61 
     - "Fuck off"  BigDDem   Mar-18-08 09:21 AM   #58 
     - Self delete  FrenchieCat   Mar-18-08 02:12 AM   #5 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-18-08 02:15 AM   #6 
     - It reeks of desperation, and youre right, it will never work.  moobu2   Mar-18-08 02:19 AM   #9 
     - It was BO who racialized this primary and now he will "arise above the fray" Ha!  rodeodance   Mar-18-08 02:21 AM   #12 
     - nope. it was the vile clintons who brazenly played the race card  cali   Mar-18-08 05:42 AM   #32 
     - McCain and Falwell sitting in a tree, game over.  usregimechange   Mar-18-08 02:23 AM   #13 
     - It will be reconnized as damage control .  rodeodance   Mar-18-08 02:20 AM   #10 
     - I can't wait for his speech.  dkf   Mar-18-08 02:51 AM   #23 
     - put down you pathetic faux crystal ball, sonny  cali   Mar-18-08 05:40 AM   #30 
     - IMO, the more people learn about Wright, the more they'll understand his anger  ProgressiveEconomist   Mar-18-08 06:36 AM   #38 
     - Well, some assholes are obsessed w/Wright, even on DU. So there's no other choice.  cryingshame   Mar-18-08 09:29 AM   #60 
  - Anybody know what time this speech is scheduled for?  housewolf   Mar-18-08 02:16 AM   #7 
  - Here...  usregimechange   Mar-18-08 02:20 AM   #11 
     - Obama would be okay if he had left Wright's church several years ago.  David Dunham   Mar-18-08 02:27 AM   #14 
     - At least they can all stop saying he is a Muslim. He has a radical preacher but he is not a Muslim.  HopeforChange   Mar-18-08 02:33 AM   #15 
     - you F!@#$ earned yourself an ignore.  DerekJ   Mar-18-08 02:39 AM   #16 
     - Ignore it but it's true....it's DAMN true.  DemVet   Mar-18-08 07:16 AM   #45 
     - It is a beautiful church!  ClayZ   Mar-18-08 02:41 AM   #17 
     - Thanks! Appreciate the info  housewolf   Mar-18-08 02:51 AM   #22 
  - I hope he lays it all on the line and lets the chips fall where they may.  Tatiana   Mar-18-08 02:42 AM   #18 
  - Remember that West Wing, right before Bartlet's big speech.... "Watch This"  TLM   Mar-18-08 02:43 AM   #19 
  - He attends a church that honors Farrakhan, preaches from the pulpit  2rth2pwr   Mar-18-08 02:44 AM   #20 
  - Sadly, the prior post is correct from the standpoint of most US voters  David Dunham   Mar-18-08 02:49 AM   #21 
  - Most voters like you.......  FrenchieCat   Mar-18-08 03:21 AM   #26 
  - He's addressing a crisis he created /nt  Iceburg   Mar-18-08 05:41 AM   #31 
  - Do you remember the "Million Man March"? Google it if you don't  ProgressiveEconomist   Mar-18-08 06:37 AM   #39 
  - Will this be aired live on TV?  TheDonkey   Mar-18-08 03:17 AM   #24 
  - I know that MSNBC  Inuca   Mar-18-08 07:15 AM   #44 
  - I can hardly wait!!  kdpeters   Mar-18-08 03:18 AM   #25 
  - It probably will...  quickesst   Mar-18-08 05:27 AM   #27 
  - hilly dear played the race card attempting to frame Obama as  cali   Mar-18-08 05:44 AM   #33 
  - Yep it is time to put the record straight. Hope he speaks it deep from the heart.  barack the house   Mar-18-08 05:37 AM   #28 
  - Hopefully it is to announce he will be dropping OUT OF THE RACE!  indimuse   Mar-18-08 05:47 AM   #34 
  - Such a delightful sense of humor n/t  Inuca   Mar-18-08 07:14 AM   #42 
     - I agree he is not presidential material  Craftsman   Mar-18-08 06:49 PM   #64 
     - I agree he is not presidential material  Craftsman   Mar-18-08 06:49 PM   #65 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-18-08 05:59 AM   #35 
  - You bet he will! :) nt  elizm   Mar-18-08 06:02 AM   #36 
  - Obama's problem has nothing to do with race. It's about choosing someone that says despicable  Bentcorner   Mar-18-08 06:23 AM   #37 
  - How well do you know Rev. Wright? How many times have you attended  No Surrender   Mar-18-08 06:51 AM   #40 
  - Here's a list of people I don't "know", but I have been able to form an opinion about  Bentcorner   Mar-18-08 07:15 AM   #43 
     - Sounds like you've never heard a full sermon, nor set foot in his church.  No Surrender   Mar-18-08 07:54 AM   #51 
        - I've never set foot in Rush Limbaugh's home, yet I've still been  Bentcorner   Mar-18-08 08:03 AM   #53 
  - Have you ever been a member of an Evangelical church?  Smelting Pot   Mar-18-08 07:05 AM   #41 
     - I grew up in a pentecostal church where the preacher spoke about  Bentcorner   Mar-18-08 07:21 AM   #46 
        - So, your pentecostal preacher was inclusive of all races and lifestyles?  Smelting Pot   Mar-18-08 07:31 AM   #47 
           - It's hard to put "God damn America" into any kind of context.  Bentcorner   Mar-18-08 07:43 AM   #48 
              - Yes, it comes down to judgment.  Smelting Pot   Mar-18-08 07:52 AM   #49 
  - Always?  RememberWellstone   Mar-18-08 08:46 AM   #54 
  - Always...  BigDDem   Mar-18-08 09:28 AM   #59 
  - I'm nervous for him  democrattotheend   Mar-18-08 09:03 AM   #55 
  - What time will he give it???  oregonjen   Mar-18-08 09:10 AM   #56 
  - I Understand Why...  Steely_Dan   Mar-18-08 09:19 AM   #57 
  - closet racists will not listen.  knixphan   Mar-18-08 09:41 AM   #62 
  - Well, he certainly did turn it into a positive! n/t  Tatiana   Mar-19-08 12:21 AM   #66 
 

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