Bonnie Erbe, in U.S. News & World Report, weighs in:
And one must wonder why, if Farrakhan truly supports Obama and wants him to become president, he continues to publicly praise Obama in such illustrious tones. Farrakhan knows such praise is the equivalent of pouring toxins into the Obama campaign stream.
And then there’s the question: How should Obama respond? He has already denounced Farrakhan, so doing it again and again seems redundant.
On the other hand, if he doesn’t respond, voters who may not have heard the first denunciation could question Obama’s position on Farrakhan.