April 2008 Archives

For an organization with an axe to grind with John McCain, Family Research Council Action sure likes his health care plan. This is from an FRC Action email update that just went out: A Man with a Plan Spending isn’t […]

Former Bill Clinton political advisor Dick Morris says today that the Wright crisis gives Obama a major opportunity to define himself against the archetypal Angry Black Man: But if Wright has come to be the poster child for what America […]

In Hillary Clinton’s new Indiana ad, she mentions that her “mother taught Sunday school.” Speaking of which, does Obama’s pastor controversy make it much easier for Clinton to showcase her faith from here on out, since Obama threatens to dredge […]

One of the key arguments Jeremiah Wright has advanced in defending himself against charges of radicalism is that criticisms of him by the news media and by conservatives represent an attack on the entire black church. God-o-Meter, though, has been […]

The Brody File has tapes from an interview Hillary Clinton did after this month’s Compassion Forum that was broadcast to churches in the week after the event. An excerpt from the transcript: When you stand before God, what might a […]

There’s a growing consensus in the commentariat that Jeremiah Wright has sought not just to protect himself, but to damage Obama: Take Roger Simon in The Politico: Wright is also interested in taking Obama down a peg or two. In […]

A reader writes: Obama would be better off acting as a politician and allowing Reverend Wright to have his own opinion and ignoring his comments about him entirely. Just because someone says something about you doesn’t mean you have to […]

“If Reverend Wright thinks that’s political posturing, as he put it, then he doesn’t know me very well. And based on his remarks yesterday, well, I may not know him as well as I thought, either.”

With the avalanche of criticism descending on Jeremiah Wright after his National Press Club appearance yesterday, even from many Obama supporters, the big question today was whether Obama would do what he said he couldn’t in his big Philadelphia speech […]

It’s no surprise that my conservative Beliefnet colleague Rod Dreher is openly pondering whether Barack Obama is in need of a Sister Soulja moment wherein he disowns Jeremiah Wright. What is more remarkable is how different the reaction is from […]