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President Obama's former pastor calls Tea Party 'lynch party'

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Beltway Confidential,Opinion,Barack Obama,Tea Party,Charles Hoskinson

Blogger and former White House correspondent Keith Koffler makes a point that's worth remembering about the relationship between President Obama and his former minister, Jeremiah Wright, even though the two have had a falling out in recent years.

"This is what our president and first lady listened to on Sundays for years. This man presumably influenced their thinking," Koffler notes, in a post about an inflammatory Martin Luther King Day speech Wright gave in Delaware in which Wright calls the Tea Party a "lynch party."

See it here.

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