Different Standards for Black and White Preachers

Much has been said — many of the statements are incredibly stupid and just plain wrong — regarding the Rev Jeremiah Wright’s sermons. Unfortunately, we are operating under different standards when it comes to white pastors.

Below are some links relating the incendiary and just plain dumb statements made by the a variety of white pastors — including John McCain’s “spiritual guide” who has said that Christians have been placed on this planet to eradicate Islam.

McCain Backer Hagee Said Hitler Was Fulfilling God’s Will (AUDIO)

~The Huffington Post

“John Hagee, the controversial evangelical leader and endorser of Sen. John McCain, argued in a late 1990s sermon that the Nazis had operated on God’s behalf to chase the Jews from Europe and shepherd them to Palestine. According to the Reverend, Adolph Hitler was a ‘hunter,’ sent by God, who was tasked with expediting God’s will of having the Jews re-establish a state of Israel.”

Note: McCain Finally Rejects Hagee Endorsement

McCain’s Spiritual Guide: Destroy Islam

~Mother Jones

“Senator John McCain hailed as a spiritual adviser an Ohio megachurch pastor who has called upon Christians to wage a ‘war’ against the “false religion” of Islam with the aim of destroying it.”

Different Standards for Black and White Preachers

~the youngturks.com

Summarizes what several white pastors — those that have endorsed McCain — have said.