Comments on: Un-Common culture war over rapper’s visit to White House http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2011/05/11/un-common-culture-war-over-rappers-visit-to-white-house/ Tracking U.S. politics Wed, 16 Nov 2016 03:39:51 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: GetpIaning http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2011/05/11/un-common-culture-war-over-rappers-visit-to-white-house/comment-page-1/#comment-415397 Fri, 13 May 2011 23:20:36 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/frontrow/?p=34704#comment-415397 It’s OK for Tea Party activists to demonstrate outside the White House with guns strapped to their legs and brandish signs about “watering the tree of liberty with the blood of tyrants” but let one black poet write about carrying a weapon to protect himself from an oppressive government, and watch the right go apoplectic.

Their hypocrisy would be amusing if they weren’t so proud of it.

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By: pianoman http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2011/05/11/un-common-culture-war-over-rappers-visit-to-white-house/comment-page-1/#comment-415372 Thu, 12 May 2011 12:59:40 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/frontrow/?p=34704#comment-415372 How embarassing for the Head of State to give the spotlight to an individual with such a dubious background of proven hatred. Grasping!

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By: CommonThought http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2011/05/11/un-common-culture-war-over-rappers-visit-to-white-house/comment-page-1/#comment-415371 Thu, 12 May 2011 12:56:21 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/frontrow/?p=34704#comment-415371 The song in question, as I understand it, is “A Song for Assada” which does not glorify killing a police officer, but presents the case that Assada Shakur (A woman not a man) was railroaded and wrongly convicted because of her affiliation with the Black Panther Party for Self Defense.

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By: dontforget1101 http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2011/05/11/un-common-culture-war-over-rappers-visit-to-white-house/comment-page-1/#comment-415345 Wed, 11 May 2011 22:29:36 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/frontrow/?p=34704#comment-415345 about time they stepped things up!

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