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Obama strongly denounces former pastor | Top News | Reuters.com

April 29, 2008

Well done Obama.

WINSTON SALEM, North Carolina (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama denounced his former pastor in his strongest language to date on Tuesday, saying he was outraged by Rev. Jeremiah Wright’s assertions about the U.S. government and race.

“His comments were not only divisive … but I believe that they end up giving comfort to those who prey on hate,” Obama told reporters.

“Whatever relationship I had with Reverend Wright has changed as a consequence of this,” Obama said.

Obama strongly denounces former pastor | Top News | Reuters.com

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