On “The View” Obama defends pastor but not his inflammatory remarks. Tells co-hosts, “I never heard him say some of the things that have people upset.” Click above for a clip.
Also hints that he would have left the church if Wright had stayed on as pastor.
WashPost: Obama aides haven’t said which of Wright’s sermons candidate attended or if there’s a difference between “objectionable” comments Obama did not hear and “controversial” ones he did.
Plus: Reports that Wright had anti-Israel writings reprinted in the church newsletter get some national news pickup.