From the DrudgeReport:
Today's memorial service for civil rights activist Coretta Scott King -- billed as a "celebration" of her life -- turned suddenly political as one former president took a swipe at the current president, who was also lashed by an outspoken black pastor!Typical liberal ideology. Take any opportunity to slam republicans, even at the cost of the dignity of a funeral service. This is the second time that they have destroyed their credibility on national media at a funeral service. Usually one would ask, "Have they no shame?!".... but it is plainly obvious that they don't. They walk over the grave of this woman to spit on President Bush. Disgraceful. Sad really.
Rev. Joseph Lowery, co-founder of Southern Christian Leadership Conference: "She extended Martin's message against poverty, racism and war. She deplored the terror inflicted by our smart bombs on missions way afar. We know now that there were no weapons of mass destruction over there," Lowery said.
The mostly black crowd applauded, then rose to its feet and cheered in a two-minute-long standing ovation.
"But Coretta knew, and we know," Lowery continued, "That there are weapons of misdirection right down here," he said, nodding his head toward the row of presidents past and present. "For war, billions more, but no more for the poor!" The crowd again cheered wildly.
Former President Jimmy Carter later swung at Bush as well, not once but twice. As he talked about the Kings, he said: "It was difficult for them then personally with the civil liberties of both husband and wife violated as they became the target of secret government wiretaps." Later, Carter said Hurricane Katrina showed that all are not yet equal in America.