Posted by Curt on 31 May, 2008 at 4:26 pm. 12 comments already!

Why not join another church?…if Trinity United Church of Christ conformed to the caricatures being peddled by some commentators, there is no doubt that I would react in much the same way.
Barack Obama, Mar 18, 2008

Like other predominantly black churches across the country, Trinity embodies the black community in its entirety
Barack Obama, Mar 18, 2008

And now over two months later:

Sen. Barack Obama is leaving Trinity United Church of Christ, his longtime religious home in Chicago and a place that has triggered repeated controversies during his presidential bid.

Obama spokesman Ben LaBolt confirmed Obama is essentially resigning from the church. No other details were immediately available, although Obama is expected to speak on the topic later this evening.

Why now? Has the church suddenly changed from when you joined 20 years ago? No, it has not. Instead, its become a political albatross. So you, being that typical politician, have jettisoned it.

This lefty laments at his flip-flopping:

So in an attempt to turn manufactured right-wing ammo into blanks, Obama has completely separated himself from his minister and his church. What worries me is this: Can we expect a President Obama to cave in to the whims and will of the right on policies and issues he knows are important, if this nation is to move forward in a progressive and compassionate manner? Can we expect him to genuflect to negative reports by an uninformed, misinformed or ill-willed media?

I love it. Manufactured. “US of KKK!” “The chickens…have come home….to roost!” “God damn America!”….yup. Manufactured.

But the lefty is correct. He has caved on those he once called his “spiritual mentors,” and for one reason only….to become President of the United States.

More here.

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