March 18, 2008

POLITICS AND CHURCH

I heard this in the car yesterday. Rush makes a good point:

Obama, by the way, is purposely campaigning on character, his character. He is a uniter, we need to get past the old visions, politics of the past, blah, blah, blah, blah, without ever providing evidence of that character. We haven't seen any evidence of the character. We've heard flowery speeches of nothing, delivered greatly. We don't see any evidence of the character. What we see is that this guy is surrounded by people who are constantly enraged, ticked off about everything, mostly their country. Now we see evidence of his character as exemplified by his choice of church, by his choice of reverend, and we're supposed to await proof of him being in the pews, when the worst of these things were spewed to the pews?

The double standard here is Mitt Romney. Here's a guy whose religion was trashed as a cult. The Drive-By Media did everything they could, there were some on the Republican side -- ahem -- no need to mention names now because they're no longer in the race, but they were out there trying to undermine Romney on the base of religion. Romney went out and gave a great speech in Texas about it. We're supposed to just look past this because Obama wasn't in the pews when the Reverend J. Wright was spewing this stuff to the people in the pews.

You remember that I read countless comment threads about Romney and people who wouldn't vote for him because he's Mormon. And there were always many comments about how Romney is racist because offical Mormon doctrine was racist up until 1978. And because he didn't denounce his church's policy or renounce his faith when blacks couldn't be members, they would not be able to vote for him.

So Romney was held personally responsible for church doctrine from 1978, but Obama doesn't have to answer for what his minister says last month if he wasn't actually in church that day.

Wow.

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1 Don't forget - Rev. Wright also isn't a racist. Something which Obama reiterated, and then called conservatives racist in his speech today. But he's a uniter.

Posted by: airforcewife at March 18, 2008 09:01 AM (mIbWn)

2 It saves me a ton of time if I remember to live by a very good motto: "When someone shows you who he is, BELIEVE HIM." I already heard the message, loudly and clearly, I don't need Barack to 'splain anything to me.

Posted by: Guard Wife at March 18, 2008 11:37 AM (BslEQ)

3 Oh my do I agree...

Posted by: Nicole at March 18, 2008 07:38 PM (YHVU/)

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