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Kanye West says he's been 'used' on politics

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The media is giving heavy coverage to Kanye’s statement while refusing to cover the event in question. It was a Turning Point USA young black leaders conference featuring 500 conservative African-Americans. Kanye apparently helped design the Blexit logo but didn’t want his name used, which is a reasonable request.

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The fewer talking heads using their celebrity, the better.

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At last, the penny drops.

The Blexit movement is mired in spin and misdirection.

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He needs to go back on his meds.

And then, who knows, he could be the head of African-American outreach. Omarosa did a great job last time!

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Kanye/Trump was so grotesque I could barely watch. It was even more cringe-inducing than a Julia Davis sitcom. Old Kanye needs to keep away from politics, take his medicine and make music.

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Kanye only cares about publicity and I always assumed it was a matter of time before he distances himself from the Trump campaign once its usefulness has finished. It's what he's been doing his whole career, bouncing from one self-made controversy to another, especially when a new album is going to drop. It seems to have been a successful strategy so far.

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It could be that "Community Cohesian" and "Cultural Sensitivity" are under threat here.

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"Kanye/Trump was so grotesque I could barely watch. "

Heaven forbid a white man and a black man coming together to try to make the world a better place.

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Heaven forbid a white man and a black man coming together to try to make the world a better place.

What does race have to do with it? You're the one who is putting that forward. Why is it an issue for you?

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The guy wasn't smart enough to see it in the first place. Not a fan of his music, yet he is an awesome musician. He should stick to what he knows.

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