The right-wing Fox News gave a recording of Barack Obama's speech in 2007 to the African-American clergy churches, in which the then senator suggested - by television - that the government's negligence after the disastrous Hurricane Katrina had racial overtones. Democrats critical of the station advertises the whole affair on the eve of Obama-Romney debate.
In the video aired on Tuesday evening local time, Obama administration formulates a grudge against the then U.S. Presidentthat did not provide adequate assistance to victims of catastrophic flooding in New Orleans caused by hurricane in 2005. The vast majority of them were poor African Americans.
Obama addressed include note that after the attacks of September 11, 2001 repealed the so-called. Stafford Act, according to which the state governments have to spend one dollar for every $ 10 of aid granted by the federal government. Same was after Hurricane Andrew by Florida, but not after the destruction of New Orleans by Katrina. - It does not make sense - says Obama on the record .
"A close friend and the leader"
In a speech at the University of Hampton, Obama has also paid tribute to controversial black - leather pastor, to which the Church in Chicago was the current president for several years.
Obama then called Wright his "friend and a great leader." In his sermons, Pastor reproached racist white Americans in the past and said one of them, "May God condemn America."
Proof of fueling the antagonists?
Host of the television program Fox News,, found a recording of five years ago as proof that, contrary to declarations in the U.S. Obama stokes class-racial antagonisms. He also accused the president of the variability of views, noting that during the election campaign in 2008, distanced himself from Pastor Wright in noisy speech in Philadelphia on race relations.
Democrats retorted that the recording of the occurrence Obama has been known for a long time, but only in part. Opponents of the president - said Obama campaign spokesman, Ben LaBolt - try it at any cost compromise on the eve of the first televised debate on Wednesday evening local time.