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Suppressed Obama-Farrakhan Photo Could Have Ended Obama Presidency Before It Started

Michael Smerconish, a contributor for CNN, gave his opinion [1] on a recent story surrounding former President Barack Obama.

A photographer admitted that he suppressed a photo of Obama with Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan at a Congressional Black Caucus meeting. Smerconish’s take is that it would have had an impact on the 2008 presidential race, but then defended Obama by labeling him a moderate liberal president.

Farrakhan is known to be a controversial and radical leader, with quotes like these, first published by The Daily Caller [2]:

The story of the photo’s suppression, which would have come out during Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign, led one main question: Would the photo have stopped an Obama presidency, considering Obama’s past ties with radical figures such as Reverend Jeremiah Wright and former Weather Underground terrorist Bill Ayers?