February 24, 2008
Contact: Abdul Arif
Farrakhan speaks on Obama, Clinton
Chicago, IL. - The Honorable Minister Louis
Farrakhan speaking today in his annual Nation of
Islam Saviours' Day address commented
extensively on the U.S. presidential race, which
included remarks specifically concerning the
candidacy of Democratic hopeful Sen. Barack
Obama. Min. Farrakhan spoke to an estimated
20,000 people at McCormick Place Convention
Although the Minister did speak complimentary of Sen. Obama, he said he would not tell any one of his followers how to cast their vote, but he did say they should vote "their own self-interest."
Min. Farrakhan went on to say that the litmus test concerning himself given to Sen. Obama should also be given to Sen. Hillary Clinton and other presidential candidates.
The Minister said he did not want the "mischief makers" to use his words to try to hurt Mr. Obama or himself.
Min. Farrakhan is expected to accept invitations that he has received to talk to certain members of the press in the near future.
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