How many of you have listened to anything Rev. Wright other than the 15 second sound bites on the news?

What he said in those sound bites was dispicable, just as Obama said they were when he denounced and refuted them (and "rejected" them, for you Hillary supporters). Wright is a very popular, well liked and until a week or two ago, well respected minister. He must have said something right over the... show more What he said in those sound bites was dispicable, just as Obama said they were when he denounced and refuted them (and "rejected" them, for you Hillary supporters).

Wright is a very popular, well liked and until a week or two ago, well respected minister. He must have said something right over the years to attain that status...

But some people think a candidate should be judged by a 15 second sound-bite of something said by someone else, even though the candidate himself denounced what was said. I'm sure that's almost entirely people who didn't like the candidate in the first place, though...

So I wonder... Especially if you're condemning Obama because of what Rev. Wright said... have you bothered to listen to anything else he has said over his 25 or 30 years in the ministry, or just the headline grabbing sound bites of the last few days?

Oh, and have you ever known someone who said something terrible? And if so, should you be judged by what they said even if you disagreed?
24 answers 24