Over the weekend Barack Obama resigned from Trinity Church in the wake of another tirade by the pundits about his being responsible for what a preacher said in his church.
I am disappointed. I’m disappointed because he said he would speak the truth even when we didn’t want to hear it. I’m disappointed because the decision seems more political than principled. I’m disappointed it seems the accessory price or pound of flesh for a black man to pay to gain credibility. I’m disappointed because I wonder if it is worth it?
While browsing the web I came across this quote. I don’t know if it is accurate or not but It certainly relevant.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy – Martin Luther King Jr.