Monday, April 21, 2008


The Scene: A Roman Catholic priest has invited Barack Obama's now-infamous pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, to his church. Fox News has sent out a reporter and a camera-man to confront this priest, ask him a few leading questions, and lob a handful of Bill O'Reilly talking points his way. Unfortunately for Fox News, the Catholic priest in question is Father Michael Pfleger, who has been doing social justice work in Chicago's tough Auburn Gresham neighbourhood for about a quarter of a century (often, it must be said, to the irritation of the Chicago Archdiocese). Father Pfleger isn't having any of this, and a reaming-out ensues. Here's the video (it runs about ten minutes):

Fez tip to Maru.

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