Rumor has it that the Clintons have something to do with the erratic behavior of Reverend Wright. Of course The Daily Show has the most entertaining view of Reverend Wright’s behavior:Vodpod videos no longer available.
Errol Louis at the New York Daily News points out that his appearance at the Press Club was orchestrated by avid Clinton supporter, Barbara Reynolds. In fact at this link to his article Barbara Reynolds is shown sitting next to Reverend Wright and speaking to him just before he rose to speak.
In addition, on Morning Joe today Joe Scarborough said to his sidekick Mika Brzezinski something like, “You think the Clintons paid him off don’t you?” Her response was, “Don’t put words in my mouth.”
In light of the unpredictable nature of Jeremiah Wright’s recent comments and the fact that he basically threw long time parishioner Barack Obama under the bus his motivation is certainly in question.
Barack Obama responded today: