Now that Wright is politically radioactive, Obama has decided that Wright never was his spiritual mentor:
Now, to some degree, you know — I know that one thing that he said was true, was that he wasn’t — you know, he was never my, quote-unquote, “spiritual adviser.”
He was never my “spiritual mentor.” He was — he was my pastor. And so to some extent, how, you know, the — the press characterized in the past that relationship, I think, wasn’t accurate.
I don’t doubt it will again be the media’s fault for quoting him accurately.