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Morris: Obama’s tenuous link to Ayers is ‘the equivalent of having a close relationship with Osama bin Laden.’

By Matt Corley  

"Morris: Obama’s tenuous link to Ayers is ‘the equivalent of having a close relationship with Osama bin Laden.’"

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In an effort to stop “talking about the economic crisis,” the right wing is in a frenzy over Sen. Barack Obama’s (D-IL) tenuous link to former Weatherman Bill Ayers. On Fox News’ Hannity and Colmes last night, Dick Morris argued that it was “the equivalent of having a close relationship with Osama bin Laden.” Watch it:

Morris’ over the top comparison illustrates the AP’s contention that the right wing’s attempt to portray Obama as “not like us” is “another potential appeal to racism” because “it suggests that the Hawaiian-born Christian is, at heart, un-American.”

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