Sunday, May 13, 2012

“One hundred and fifty thousand dollars,” bribe offered

When sermons of Obama’s Chicago pastor, Jeremiah Wright, surfaced during the Iowa primaries, it threatened to derail Obama’s campaign. ABC aired one where Wright screamed, “Goddamn America!” Edward Klein interviewed Wright, who told him Obama’s team tried to buy his silence.
Barack said, ‘I’m sorry you don’t see it the way I do. Do you know what your problem is?’ And I (Rev Wright) said, ‘No, what’s my problem?’ And he(Obama) said, ‘You have to tell the truth.’ I said, ‘That’s a good problem to have. That’s a good problem for all preachers to have. That’s why I could never be a politician.’

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