Last year, shortly after Obama told his pastor he was withdrawing the invitation to have him speak at his presidential announcement event, Wright talked to the New York Times about Obama.
The eye-popping opening line: “Thank you for engaging in one of the biggest misrepresentations of the truth I have ever seen in sixty-five years.”
If your only sense of the mind of Wright comes from YouTube and cable clips, this letter is essential reading.Read Wright’s March 11, 2007 letter here.
Plus: Chicago Trib looks at the “complex message” of Wright’s sermons.
And: Wright makes unexpected, rare public appearance in Chicago.