Embracing Wright is not a distraction. It is a disqualification.
…The controversy was not about race. It was about [Obama's] longtime association with such a hatemonger and whether he shared the Reverend's vision.
…And if I just fall asleep, I, too, can live in the pod people's dream palace, where every conversation about race is our first conversation about race …for [a number of people] - like La Raza or the college professors scrambling to follow Obama's lead - when they say we need more conversation, they really mean their version of reality should win the day. Replace "conversation" with "instruction" and you'll have a better sense of where these people are coming from and where they want their "dialogue" to take us.
… Is "divisiveness" defined as disagreeing with the agenda of the left? Who on the left was ever called divisive by Obama before that became politically necessary in order to respond to revelations about Jeremiah Wright? … Since all things are the same, except for the differences, and different except for the similarities, it is always possible to make things look similar verbally, however different they are in the real world.