Originally Posted by MiddleAgedAl
Bishop McKenzie, who actually spoke at the Democratic National Convention, also spoke at Wright's retirement. Speaking at the DNC is a pretty big hint and a half that someone is a democrat, obviously. If I was planning a retirement bash for someone, I sure as hell wouldnt get a speaker who embraces an opposite political view of the person being celebrated.
So, yes, it is a bit of an assumption, but it's hardly a wild, irrational guess.
You admit you made an assumption. That's progress!