"And what I think particularly angered me was his suggestion somehow that my previous denunciation of his remarks was somehow political posturing. Anybody who knows me and knows what I'm about knows that I am about trying to bridge gaps and that I see the commonality in all people. And so when I start hearing comments about conspiracy theories, AIDS, suggestions that somehow Minister Farrakhan has been a great voice in the 20th Century, then that goes directly at who I am and what I believe this country needs."

Barack Obama speaks about Reverend Wright's sermons and defends himself.