Those Pesky Pastors

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Ambinder has a sensible post on the issue of pastoral endorsements, to the effect that with bedfellows like Hagee and Parsley, John McCain has to be careful about going after Wright; or what’s sauce for Obama’s goose is sauce for McCain’s gander. Brody, meanwhile, quotes some anonymous “key Democratic strategist” (for any particular campaign?) suggesting that l’affaire Wright is going to kill Obama “in the heartland.” We’ll see. I think it will make the hill Obama has to climb with Jewish voters steeper, but will prove to be not much more than a pothole with the rest of the electorate. Time, uh, will tell.