Moyers on Wright Mess

Moyers on Wright Stuff Moyers is brilliant as usual. I was disappointed on several fronts with all this stuff. I was disappointed that Wright’s comment to Moyers, about Obama “doing what politicians do” , which was not something I initially took as a negative (because I agreed with him on that)  was something at which  Obama took great offense,  feeling that Continue Reading

Hitchens and Sullivan on Russert

Christopher Hitchens is saying that Obama’s refusal to condemn Wright was ,  rather than brave,  a copout. Hitchens says that Obama could have and did not identify WHICH of Wright’s statements he disagreed with. For me,  the reasons I have given for Obama’s intentional lack of specificity were that the issues surrounding this (black liberation theology expressed in apocalyptic language) Continue Reading