Barack Obama was able to take the focus off of the Rev. Jeremiah Wright on Friday by picking up the endorsement of (a bearded) Bill Richardson.
Obama's allies are hoping the focus will stay off of Wright this Easter Sunday when the Democratic frontrunner skips services at Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago and heads on vacation.
Per ABC News' Sunlen Miller, sources familiar with Obama's plans say the Illinois Democrat is expected to go on a tropical vacation with the most likely bet appearing to be St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Obama, whose campaign will not confirm his plans, is expected to leave Chicago on Sunday morning and will return either on Tuesday night or Wednesday morning.
His next campaign stop will be Wednesday in Greensboro, N.C.
If he goes to the Virgin Islands, Obama can thank the islanders for providing him with an 84-point margin of victory over Hillary Clinton in the territory's Feb. 9th caucuses.
Only 1,921 Virgin Islanders attended the Democratic caucuses. But thanks to his lopsided win, Obama netted three delegates.
While three delegates may not seem significant in a Democratic race where 2,024 delegates are needed to clinch the nomination, it's worth taking a moment to channel your inner David Plouffe.
According to ABC's pledged-delegate estimate, Obama netted more delegates in the Virgin Islands than Clinton did from her "wins" in New Hampshire, Michigan, Nevada, Florida, New Mexico, and American Samoa C-O-M-B-I-N-E-D.
Tune into ABC's "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" on Sunday morning. George's guests will be Chuck Schumer, Jon Kyl, and Chuck Hagel.
"I apologize for shouting. I didn't realize I was doing it."
--Clinton spokesman Phil Singer on a Friday conference call with reporters. (Singer's comments are now taped up on the Clinton press plane).
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