I am officially not sorry that I voted for Senator Clinton in Minnesota's primary this past March. Senator Obama has proven himself to be more interested in getting elected than he is in telling the truth. I will still vote for whoever is the Democratic nominee in November, but I have much less respect for Mr. Obama.
I don't know if he saw the same speech that I did on Monday or the same program on Friday, but I did not feel that Rev. Wright's comments were divisive, fiery, or controversial unless you are Fox News trying to fan a flame or two. Senator Obama could have handled the situation in the same way that Rev. Wright did: "I am a policitian, he is a pastor."
Instead, he has thrown over his spiritual leader of the past twenty years; the man who married him and baptized his children. One has to wonder if his story of his coming to Christianity in Rev. Wright's church was just so much oratory.
It's always fun to stand by and watch the Democratic party smolder into ruins until it is blown away in a wind of irrelevance simply because it does not know how to use its assets to its own benefit. Even when we have the support, the facts, and the issues on our side, we still manage to screw it all up.
Senator Edwards, I miss you.