ADL to Obama: We accept your dis of Farrakhan


In response to Richard Cohen’s column, Obama put out a statement criticizing Louis Farrakhan and disagreeing with his church’s affiliated magazine to honor the Nation of Islam leader:

I decry racism and anti-Semitism in every form and strongly condemn the anti-Semitic statements made by Minister Farrakhan. I assume that Trumpet Magazine made its own decision to honor Farrakhan based on his efforts to rehabilitate ex-offenders, but it is not a decision with which I agree.

Next, the ADL put out its own press release praising Obama’s statement.

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