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Rev. Michael Pfleger and Rev. Jeremiah Wright together again: “Hallelujah!” Update: Rock star reception, video link added

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By Michelle Malkin  •  March 29, 2008 01:38 PM

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God damn!

Well, isn’t this special?

Barack Obama’s former pastor, who canceled several public events after an uproar over his incendiary comments, surprised a Chicago congregation by attending an event to celebrate poet Maya Angelou’s birthday.

The Rev. Jeremiah Wright got a raucous standing ovation when he entered Saint Sabina church on the South Side on Friday night, video from WBBM-TV showed. Members yelled “Hallelujah!” as Wright embraced the Rev. Michael Pfleger, Saint Sabina’s pastor.

The smiling Wright accepted an invitation to give the benediction at the Roman Catholic church but did not address the furor over his past sermons. He also sang “Happy Birthday” to Angelou, whose birthday is April 4.

Afterward, he went into an office off the pulpit to greet audience members.

Here’s the video of the rock star reception Wright received at Pfleger’s church (hat tip – William Amos). And a warm-and-fuzzy screenshot from the event:

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Pfleger motions to his flock to give it up for Brother Wright.

Pfleger is, in the words of blogger Sultan Knish, “the white Jeremiah Wright”–another long-time Obama supporter endorser and angry, Farrakhan-defending, jihad-apologizing, Jew-basher who also once threatened to “snuff” out gun rights supporters in Chicago.

Here’s vid of one of Pfleger’s spit-flecked sermons/diatribes:

Here’s coverage of Farrakhan’s warmly-received visit to Pfleger’s church last year.

And the quid pro quo:

“It happens that there were major supporters in my district who had been supporters before they got member initiatives,” Obama said, noting that some of his contributors had been his allies for years.

One of those long-time supporters was Rev. Michael Pfleger, the politically active leader of St. Sabina Church. He gave Obama’s campaign $1,500 between 1995 and 2001, including $200 in April 2001, about three months after Obama announced $225,000 in grants to St. Sabina programs.

Pfleger said he made those donations personally, not on behalf of the church or to win grants.

“At a time when less people vote than ever, I don’t think pastors should be silent on politics,” Pfleger said.

Oh, don’t worry. You’re coming through loud and clear.

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Here’s Rev. Pfleger’s endorsement featured on the Barack Obama campaign site:

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Jill Stanek wrote about Pfleger’s black heart earlier this month.

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