Barack Obama claims to be a Christian. For over twenty years he has attended Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago. The spiritual guide for this church is one Jeremiah Wright Jr., friend to Farrakhan and other haters of whites and Jews.
Now, according to this news item in the Wall Street Journal, Trinity UCC is under investigation by the Internal Revenue Service for politicking from the pulpit. A no-no if a church is to actively engage in politics. Has Trinity UCC done so? Consider this from the Journal article:
On Christmas morning, Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr. compared presidential candidate Barack Obama’s impoverished childhood to Jesus Christ’s. “Barack knows what it means to be a black man living in a country and a culture that is controlled by rich white people,” he then trumpeted. “Hillary [Clinton] can never know that.”
Mr. Wright wasn’t at a convention or a campaign stop. He was standing at the pulpit before the mostly African-American congregation of Chicago’s Trinity United Church of Christ, where Sen. Obama has worshiped for more than 20 years. (emphasis added)
That’s one angry radical black guy. And Barack Obama has yet to repudiate this man, or say anything beyond the mildest of non-rebukes. Worse, this “reverend” preaches Obama the presidential candidate on Christmas morning. One must suppose that this cause is nearer and dearer to this alleged pastor’s heart than the mere birth of our Savior.
Unless Obama comes right out and calls this the idolatry it is, we must assume that he shares in the opinion that his political future is more important than the incarnation of God among us. Which is all Christmas should, no, must, be about. Not politics.
And no Christian should vote for a man who has no problem with this kind of idolatry.