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Mark Alexander on the Rev and Obama and The truth about black culture.
"Once again this week, there was a black man in the national spotlight using his celebrity status to lecture America about the black experience, black culture and black “victimhood.”
After all, Wright did add to his rhetorical account a few choice comments this past week: “What we are doing is the same thing al-Qa’ida is doing under a different color flag, calling on the name of a different god, to sanction and approve our murder and our mayhem!... You cannot do terrorism on other people and expect it never to come back on you... Remember, it was soldiers of the 3rd Marine Regiment of Rome who had fun with Jesus, who was mistreated as a prisoner of war, an enemy of the occupying army stationed in Jerusalem, to ensure the mopping up action of Operation Israeli Freedom... The government lied about inventing the HIV virus as a means of genocide against people of color... Louis Farrakhan is not my enemy. He did not put me in chains, he did not put me in slavery, and he didn’t make me this color.”
All of those perky sentiments finally prompted Obama to feign disapproval of his long-time friend and spiritual mentor, claiming that Wright had hurt his campaign. (Oh, it’s not that Wright is wrong, just that he hurt the campaign?) Having previously said Wright was “like family to me,” Obama now laments, “I may not know him as well as I thought.” GO READ IT ALL