January 16, 2012 2:24 PM

Valerie Jarrett campaigns in church

valerie jarrett.jpgYou know how we have laws on the books that say you cannot campaign from the pulpit?

Ever notice that that doesn't apply to black Democrats?

Valerie Jarrett Blasts Republicans from the Pulpit

12:51 PM, Jan 16, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER

On the Sunday before the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, senior White House adviser Valerie Jarrett visited Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta to give a political speech, in support of her boss (Barack Obama) and congressional Democrats:

"Teachers, and firefighters, and policemen, whose jobs are now in jeopardy because Congress--well let me be specific--because the Republicans in Congress," Jarrett told the crowd. According to the CBS affiliate in Atlanta, at this point, "Before she could finish her sentence, people in the congregation were laughing, and applauding."

At the Sunday service, Jarrett also brought up Osama bin Laden's death in order to praise the president. "We all sleep a little better at night knowing Osama Bin Laden and his lieutenants are not plotting a terrorist attack against the United States," Jarrett said. Then she pivoted to Iraq: "I saw so many soldiers returning home from their last tour of duty in Iraq, in time for the Christmas holidays."

At the end of Sunday's sermon, after Jarrett had delivered her remarks to the congregation, the church held a voter registration drive.


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Does not the separation of church and state apply here, or only to right wing conservatives and not liberal left wing radical progressives schooled in the theory of Saul Alinsky's communism???

Posted by: Bill | January 19, 2012 12:22 PM

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