The obnoxious comments of Pastor Wright are clear and self evident. They do represent a racist
negative view of America that is held by a small but loud element in the Black community. The pastors support of Louis "Spaceship" Farakhan, trips to Lybia and comments about 9-11 are insane and it is not credible that Obama just found out. Obama's comment about a nutty Uncle are not credible either. Mel Gibson can not change his father, but Obama selected Pastor Wrights Church.Moreover, the comments from Obama's wife about not being proud of America until now are reflective of this mindset.
Would any of us tolerate this kind of racism in a candidate who went to a KKK church. There were some of us who would not even consider Romney whose Mormonism looks wholesome in any comparison to the wacky pastor.
As far as Islam goes I would have no problem pointing to sane Muslims. Steven Schwartz and the CIP show that one can be a patriot and a Muslim. Schwartz has always maintained that the
Nation of Islam has nothing to do with Islam and his religion is not racist. I would have zero problem voting for a Muslim candidate provided they did not equivocate on terrorism and were