Kanye West Can Relate to George W. Bush

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Kanye West has responded to George W. Bush’s recent statement regarding his controversial post-Hurricane Katrina remarks, and oddly feels he can relate.

Say what now?

Five years later, Kanye says he can "connect" with W and can sympathize much more with the former President he once said “doesn’t care about black people.”

Kanye actually feels sympathy for G-Dubs now.

Bush recently told Matt Lauer that hearing Kanye say that during a Hurricane Katrina telethon was “a disgusting moment,” perhaps the worst of his presidency.

A Houston radio station asked West for his thoughts on this, and the response he gave was gracious, to say the least ... albeit a bit of a stretch, logically.

“I definitely can understand the way he feels, to be accused of being a racist in any way, because the same thing happened to me, where I got accused of being a racist,” West said, referring to the aftermath of his run-in with Taylor Swift.

“For both situations, it was basically a lack of compassion that America felt in that situation. With him, it was a lack of compassion of him not rushing, him not taking the time to rush down to New Orleans. For me, it was a lack of compassion of cutting someone off in their moment."

"I think we’re all quick to pull a race card in America."

"Now I’m more open, and the poetic justice that I feel, to have went through the same thing, and now I really connect with him on a humanitarian level.”

Did anyone think Kanye's hijacking of Taylor Swift's speech was racially motivated? We just felt it was jackass-motivated, but maybe we're just idealists.

Either way, he was certainly humble and took ownership of remarks he probably wouldn't make if he had it to do over again, which we greatly respect.

What do you think of Kanye's response?


Actually Junior you are referring to the time when Bush was shaking a hand of a Haitian man and "supposedly" wiped his hand on Bill Clinton's shirt... This was not the case however, he was simply just giving Bill Clinton a pat to move on!!! So if that was the reason for believing he was a racist, then sorry to disappoint, but what you recall simply isn't true...


Kanye West was right the first time. George Bush is a racist. As I recall didn't Bush have his assistant bring him a wet nap after he shook Obama's hand. Kanye acted a fool with Taylor Swift and that's all. Bush has complete lack of respect for other races and cultures. Why do you think leaders of other countries disliked him so much.


West just has an overwhelming need to jump up on stage and put his foot in his mouth. A few years ago, he went all the way over to Denmark,and had to jump up on stage,and belittle the fact that the award went to a group that **he didn't think deserved it.
During the Katrina telethon was an inappropiate place for him to make such a remark.The look of absolute shock on Mike Myer's face (after West's comment)spoke for itself.Somewhere loosely engraved
in West's brain is the idea that he has something to say,and everybody is just waiting to hear his latest *opinion.
Kanye West needs to have his bolts and screws tightened to curve his impulses to talk out loud.

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