Obama nails Kanye. The end.


We've heard more than enough about
Kanye West. Especially, with the dust-up caused when someone reported
the "off-the-record" comment of President Barack Obama. Asked what he
thought of West's nonsense, the president replied, "He's a jackass."
(For detailed context, read this report.)
Obama's defenders seem to be backing away from the comment, but they
shouldn't. It was honest and true. It's on that point we can end the


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  • A black president calling a black rapper "Jackass." Call it what it is: writer's viagra for Dennis Byrne.

  • Greg, Viagra indeed....! I suspect ol' Dennis and folks like my dear but confused Republican country club brother thrive on such minutiae. The entire woods are on fire, and they invest their rage in fallen acorns. Anyone with a true historic sense would see the forest not just the trees. Which means -- to mix metaphors -- we're ALL in the same frail life raft with only one elected helmsman. If ever there was a time to oar together, this is it. Not to laugh if someone shoots himself in the foot. Holes in this raft endanger us all! But 'tis human nature to wait until you're sinking to notice....

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