If the rumors are false, Why doesn’t the Obama campaign just come out and say so? It’s pretty weak when all Michelle Obama can muster is the “Don’t trust bloggers because people lie” comment she made on Monday.
I’ve been waiting and waiting to comment on this and see if the Michelle Obama “Whitey” video tape rumors actually come true. I did not want to jump on the rumor bandwagon so fast like everyone else, although I must admit that the last couple days have changed my mind. At first I had a hard time believing it, especially after what Michelle Malkin brought up about the credibility of Larry Johnson, the man who has been fanning the rumor flames from the beginning.
“Indeed, rumors are swirling on the campaign trail that a new video will soon surface featuring Mrs. Obama appearing on a panel with radical speakers during which she makes more controversial statements.”
A TownHall blogger also claims Rudy Giuliani’s team acquired the tape.
More rumors came out today about what is actually on the tape:
The Michelle Obama Rant Tape was filmed between June 26th – July 1st 2004 in Chicago, IL at the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition Conference at Trinity United Church: specifically the Women’s Event.
Michelle Obama appeared as a panelist alongside Mrs. Khadijah Farrakhanand Mrs. James Meeks.
Bill Clinton spoke during the Conference, as did Bill Cosby and other speakers, but not at the panel Michelle attended.
Michelle Obama spoke at the Women’s Event, but referenced Bill Clinton in her rant — his presence at the conference was the impetus for her raving, it seems.
For about 30 minutes, Michelle Obama launched into a rant about the evils of America, and how America is to blame for the problems of Africa. Michelle personally blamed President Clinton for the deaths of millions of Africans and said America is responsible for the genocide of the Tutsis and other ethnic groups. She then launched into an attack on “whitey”, and talked about solutions to black on black crime in the realm of diverting those actions onto white America. Her rant was fueled by the crowd: they reacted strongly to what she said, so she got more passionate and enraged, and that’s when she completely loses it and says things that have made the mouths drop of everyone who’s seen this.
The “tape” is a DVD that Trinity United sold on its website, and possibly offered free for download up until March 2008 when Trinity’s site was scrubbed and the DVDs were no longer offered for sale.
So, there’s still no tape after rumors said that it would drop today, one day after Obama secured the nomination. If I were Rudy Giuliani I would hold onto that tape until October and let people jar back and forth about it until then. No use in releasing it now. The media will do everything in their power to squash the story from Americans minds just like they did with the Rev Wright, Ayers and Rezko. There’s no use in helping the Obama’s by releasing the tape now…Wait till October please!!!