His church says the racist Hamas-supporting pastor is like Jesus.
His supporters say the “Fondling Fathers” preacher is like Martin Luther King.
Now in the European edition of The New York Times, they’re comparing Jeremiah Wright to the Dalai Lama.
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On the face of it, the Dalai Lama and Wright would seem to have precious little to do with each other. Scratch the surface just a bit, though, and a relationship emerges. Although the nature of their rhetoric is quite different, one serene and the other angry, each man is a member of a historically aggrieved minority group who has condemned the behavior of a powerful ethnic majority in his society.
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