Why Does Obama's Pastor Matter?

According to Perazzo, Wright’s ‘Methodist’ faith leans toward Islam. Quote from Wright: “Islam and Christianity are a whole lot closer than you may realize,” he has written. “Islam comes out of Christianity.” Huh? — PID

Feb 4, 2008 (FRONTPAGEMAG.COM) — Barack Obama, in a way that recalls John F. Kennedy, a politician to whom he’s frequently compared, has carefully controlled and burnished his image to create the impression of an independent figure, free from dogma and ideological entanglements. But there is one man who threatens to undermine Obama’s appealing narrative as a man above the ugly quarrels and divisive partisanship of the past: his longtime pastor and spiritual adviser, Rev. Jeremiah Wright. Full Article