"I?I had not seen the transcript. What I had heard was that he had given a performance. And I thought at the time that it would be sufficient simply to reiterate what I had said in Philadelphia. Upon watching it, what became clear to me was that it was more than just a... it was more than just him defending himself. What became clear to me was that he was presenting a world view that contradicts who I am and what I stand for."


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