The Wright Stuff ?  

Posted by Big Gav

Barack Obama probably wishes his pastor would go on a long holiday given the media storm he is creating - though his pointing out that 9/11 is blowback for US policy in the middle east seems unarguable - and its no different to what Ron Paul was saying back during the Republican primaries.

Barack Obama's quest to become the first US African American president has suffered another blow from his pastor, the Reverend Jeremiah Wright, who on Monday launched an all-out defence of his controversial views from the pulpit - and in the process repeated many of them.

These included: that the US Government was responsible for the AIDS epidemic among African Americans; that Zionism was racism; that Louis Farrakan, head of the National of Islam, was an inspiration to many in the black community; and that "You cannot do terrorism on other people and not expect it to come back on you."

The last comment was made in response to a question about his earlier "America's chickens have come home to roost" comment, made the Sunday after September 11.

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