Oprah left Trinity United because of Wright

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    http://www.newsweek.com/id/135392

    If Oprah can admit that there was something wrong with Wright's preaching methods, why can't Obama? She left two years ago, he's still in attendance.
     
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    Yeah, why would a black politician want to be part of an 8,000 member church... how silly that would be. :rolleyes:

    You know Wright's retired from the Church, right?
     
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    Wright retired in the last year. Obama's been listening to his sermons for twenty years. Obama NOW claims he would have left if Wright hadn't retired. Funny...it took him twenty years to make that claim, AFTER Wright had retired.

    Wright actually said it best, Obama is a politician. He'll say whatever it takes to win. Change you can believe in? Don't make me laugh.
     
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    She was there since 1984. She was there over 20 years as well. By the way, as your article cites, she didn't leave ONLY because of Wright.
     
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    Because he wanted to prove he was black enough.

    Sigh.

    I like Obama, but IMO he's a hypocrite. Not that he has a corner on it, of course.
     
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    The tenor of the original post seems to be that we should trust Oprah's judgment for leaving the church, but not her judgment in endorsing Barack Obama.
     
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    No, read again. She left the church in 1986, and only visted a few times during the 90's. It said she hasn't been since the 90's.
     
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    Ah sorry. I made the mistake of believing you when you said she left 2 years ago. Won't happen again.
     
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    But she still endorses Obama, who continued to attend long after she stopped, which is bad - is that correct? She also took God out of the box, which is like totally groooooooovy. :rofl:
     
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    Bah, I meant twenty years ago. :(
     

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