"He would not have been my pastor," Clinton said. "You don't choose your family, but you choose what church you want to attend."
Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton is saying, made the choice to attend Trinity; he made the choice to stay at Trinity after Wright's remarks' and that's not the choice that Clinton would have made. (BTW: "don't choose your family" -- is that some sort of an allusion to her husband?)
More, from an interview with the Pittsburgh Tribune and Gazette:
You know, I spoke out against Don Imus (who was fired from his radio and television shows after making racially insensitive remarks), saying that hate speech was unacceptable in any setting, and I believe that," Clinton said. "I just think you have to speak out against that. You certainly have to do that, if not explicitly, then implicitly by getting up and moving."
Make no mistake: Wright is now fair game for Clinton herself.
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