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Barack Obama's halo starts to slip as he changes position to appeal to the Israel lobby. And Rudy Giuliani's liberal leanings may make him a good bet for the Republicans in California

By Tumbler   April 2007

Obama loses his halo

It had to happen. The almost saintly aura around Barack Obama is taking on a more realistic hue. It began with a phone call from Obama to his pastor in Chicago, Reverend Jeremiah White of the Trinity United Church, to disinvite him from appearing on stage at Obama’s formal announcement of his bid for the presidency. A chum of the black Muslim leader Louis Farrakhan, White runs a very African church, preaches black nationalism and whites are less than welcome in the pews. Or, as the reverend put it, “When [Obama’s] enemies find out that…

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