NYT's Keller Admits 'Late to Rev. Wright' in 2008, But Claims Paper Handled Story Well

New York Times Executive Editor Bill Keller thinks the Times eventually did a good job covering Obama's Rev. Wright problem: "Yes, Dems should be asked about their faith (and influences) too. We ...

One Last Time: Defending Obama's Ties to Jeremiah ("God Damn America") Wright

Lame excuse for Obama from Michael Falcone: "After Sept. 11, 2001, [Rev. Jeremiah] Wright delivered a sermon suggesting that the terrorist attacks were a consequence of American foreign policy. ...

Gov. Palin's Scary "Spiritual Warfare"

Religion reporter Laurie Goodstein forwarded a story on Palin's religion that's been circulating on left-wing blogs and cites a website that ran an article calling the governor's beliefs ...

It's Official: Any Criticism of Obama Now Racially Suspect

The short version of Patrick Healy's piece: Every criticism a Republican makes against Obama, from saying he's "not one of us" to his relationship to Bill Ayers, is racially questionable.

Rev. Jeremiah Wright Compares Obama to Virgin Mary - Times Doesn't Blink

Times reporter Andy Newman calmly passed along that Obama's preacher Rev. Jeremiah Wright was taking instructions from Jesus himself.

Obama Breaks with Radical Church - After Conservatives Question Patriotism?

What more can the poor man do? "Now that Mr. Obama has addressed his ties to the church and pastor in a long speech and fully broken with both, it is not clear what else he can say or do to ...

Has Obama Really Overcome His Wright Problem? NYT Says Sure

But a new USA Today/Gallup poll found the opposite to be true: "One-third of likely voters say Obama's ties to Wright make them less likely to vote for him."

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: NYT's Sorrowful Account of the Obama-Wright Split

Michael Powell and Jodi Kantor: "Mr. Obama gave his speech on race in Philadelphia, a long, pained, nuanced take that purchased distance between himself and his mentor, even as he struggled to ...

The Times Turns on Wright, Alongside Obama

But the lead editorial tries to lump in Jeremiah Wright with a McCain supporter, controversial minister John Hagee.

The Times Doesn't Delve Into Jeremiah Wright's Wackiness

The Times' front-page story found Wright a little daffy but essentially harmless: "...a rich, stem-winding brew of black history, Scripture, hallelujahs and hermeneutics."
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