The fallout from Thursday’s meeting of Kanye West and President Trump spilled over into that evening’s edition of CNN Tonight, when host Don Lemon asserted that he was not being condescending toward the rapper even while making disparaging remarks about West’s mental health. Instead, the CNN anchor claimed that he was “just telling the truth.”
Oh man, say what you will about Kanye, but the man’s great at reducing the left-wing media into a quivering and insecure pile of mush. The very fact that a prominent celebrity, who also happens to be a minority, has divorced himself from the showbiz victims’ circle has unleashed pure spite from his former colleagues. They have been stumbling over themselves to let him know that he’s no longer one of them, as he’s become an Uncle Tom.
During Thursday’s edition of Cuomo Prime Time, host Chris Cuomo described the meeting between President Trump and rapper Kanye West as a “traveshamockery,” the exact same phrase he used to describe the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings before sexual assault allegations even emerged.
When it comes to the so-called mainstream media, it’s a case of Kanye West vs. Kanye West. The Networks on Thursday and Friday mocked the “bizarre,” “surreal” rapper for appearing at the White House with Donald Trump. But these outlets gushed over the “thoughtful” entertainer when he derided then-President George W. Bush as a racist.
Appearing as a guest on Thursday's The Beat on MSNBC, race-obsessed New York Times columnist Michael Eric Dyson ranted against rapper Kanye West giving a pro-Donald Trump speech in the Oval Office, trashing his words as "white supremacy by ventriloquism."
Rapper Kanye West and Hall of Fame football star Jim Brown met with President Trump on Thursday to discuss criminal justice reform and to convince him that stop and frisk was a terrible policy. Kayne being Kayne, he stole the spotlight as he told the President, among other things, how much he appreciated him. Of course, during their evening programs, the liberal broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) put a hyper-focus on Kayne and all but ignored why they were there.
Mere moments after showing a video clip of the meeting between Kanye West and President Trump on Thursday, MSNBC hosts Ali Velshi and Stephanie Ruhle responded by bashing the event as “bonkers,” “crazy" and “an assault on the White House.” The hosts of Velshi and Ruhle --which is described by the liberal cable channel as “a business show that's different from typical business shows,” couldn't resist the chance to slam the unlikely duo of a rapper and the GOP occupant of the White House.
Following an embarrassing segment Tuesday on his show CNN Tonight that deemed Kanye West to be a mentally ill “attention whore” representing “what happens when negroes don’t read,” Don Lemon appeared on Thursday’s The Situation Room and again showed an insensitivity to mental illness, diagnosing West a disturbed captive putting on “a minstrel show him in front of all these white people” at the White House.
On Tuesday's CNN Tonight, while discussing Kanye West's recent alliance with Republican President Donald Trump, CNN host Don Lemon twice claimed without citing any evidence that Trump supporters in the past had "called him the N-word" when he criticized singer Taylor Swift and President George W. Bush. Additionally, CNN contributors Bakari Sellers and Tara Setmayer inserted racially tinged comments into the discussion as Setmayer called West a "token negro," and Sellers derided him as "what happens when negroes don't read."
Thank you for taking the time to read this latest installment of the Snoop Dogg vs. Kanye West political drama. First, there was West’s short, unaired political monologue that he gave after the end credits of Saturday Night Live’s season premiere had rolled. While the Trump-supporting rapper devoted a bit of time to criticizing Democratic policies, the majority of his words were an exhortation to his fellow celebrities and citizens to “try love,” or to be kind to those they don’t agree with.
On Monday's CNN Tonight, during a discussion of Kanye West going on a tear against liberals at a Saturday Night Live taping, host Don Lemon denied that there is a "90 percent liberal bias" in the news media, and accused conservative contributor Steve Cortes of "not being honest" in his defense of West.
In a musical genre where fugitives are admired for their swagger and irreverence, Kanye West stands as a rebel among rebels. Not for disobeying the law more flagrantly than his contemporaries, but for speaking his mind.