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Fri Aug 7, 2020, 03:11 AM

Kanye West Admits He's Trying to Be a Spoiler

Amid various reports that Republican and Trump-affiliated political operatives are trying to get Kanye West onto various state ballots for November’s presidential election, the billionaire rap superstar indicated, in an interview by text today, that he was in fact running to siphon votes from the presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden.

Asked about that directly, West said that rather than running for president, he was “walking,” quickly adding that he was “walking . . . to win.”

When it was pointed out that he actually can’t win in 2020—that he won’t be on enough ballots to yield 270 electoral votes, and that a write-in campaign isn’t feasible—and thus was serving as a spoiler, West replied: “I’m not going to argue with you. Jesus is King.”

West rebuffed various attempts to clarify who was driving his ballot access or strategy and whether it’s being coordinated by or with Republican-affiliated officials. He does, however, appear to have a continuing relationship with the Trump White House. West says that he’s “designing a school within the next month” and that “I’m meeting with Betsy DeVos about the post-Covid curriculum.” (The Secretary of Education’s press office hadn’t responded to a request for comment by the time we published.)

“I like Kanye very much,” President Trump told reporters at the White House yesterday. “No, I have nothing to do with him getting on the ballot. We'll have to see what happens.”


https://www.forbes.com/sites/randalllane/2020/08/06/exclusive-kanye-west-indicates-that-his-spoiler-campaign-is-indeed-designed-to-hurt-biden/#17005eb76397

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Reply Kanye West Admits He's Trying to Be a Spoiler (Original post)
RandySF Aug 7 OP
Cha Aug 7 #1
stopdiggin Aug 7 #2
hlthe2b Aug 7 #7
stopdiggin Aug 7 #10
NanceGreggs Aug 7 #3
duforsure Aug 7 #4
DIVINEprividence Aug 7 #5
Takket Aug 7 #6
tavernier Aug 7 #8
beachbumbob Aug 7 #9
stopdiggin Aug 7 #11

Response to RandySF (Original post)

Fri Aug 7, 2020, 03:37 AM

1. @kanye Yeah, you're not too Obvious or anything.. That you think

being a RF Puppet to Putin's Hideous Puppet is Cool SHIT.

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Fri Aug 7, 2020, 03:38 AM

2. West did not "admit" this

and in fact specifically declined to do so.

- West replied: “I’m not going to argue with you. Jesus is King.” --- West rebuffed various attempts to clarify who was driving his ballot access or strategy and whether it’s being coordinated by or with Republican-affiliated officials. -

And to infer from his words a certain agenda -- one would have to assume they were dealing with a coherent functioning individual.

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Response to stopdiggin (Reply #2)

Fri Aug 7, 2020, 07:29 AM

7. DENIAL is not just a river in Egypt, it seems.

Good gawd... I do like your username, however.

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Response to hlthe2b (Reply #7)

Fri Aug 7, 2020, 01:41 PM

10. my argument is with a misleading (read false) title

I was hoping that my opinion of West (a complete and utter waste of space -- and why are we talking about this fool?) would come through in the rest of my post.

West did not "admit" to being a spoiler. West was confronted with the evidence that his campaign is intended to be a spoiler. And dodged.

Words have meaning.
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and thanks on the compliment for username

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Fri Aug 7, 2020, 04:06 AM

3. I'm thousands of miles away ...

... from the White House - and yet I can still smell the stink of desperation from here.

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Fri Aug 7, 2020, 04:22 AM

4. People should refuse to buy anything from him

Giving him consequences for attempting to do this . Wonder how much he's being paid to do this?

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Fri Aug 7, 2020, 06:02 AM

5. Kanye West is an asshole

There is a book called ”Assholes” and really good. There is an entire chapter devoted to Kanye

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Fri Aug 7, 2020, 06:18 AM

6. Crap like this is why...

A Dem future election security bill should include ranked choice voting for Federal positions, so the GOP cannot use dirty tricks like this to try and sway an election.

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Response to Takket (Reply #6)

Fri Aug 7, 2020, 07:47 AM

8. OTOH, the Dems could run a bigger racist/Nazi to suck off Rump votes

but Duke is perfectly satisfied with the status quo.

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Fri Aug 7, 2020, 08:01 AM

9. West is perfect example of a modern day Uncle Tom

he is an embarrassment to Black America 1000 times over

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Response to beachbumbob (Reply #9)

Fri Aug 7, 2020, 01:47 PM

11. oh, but wait! to "categorize" ... and blah, blah

black people just as entitled to be total dickweeds and morons as everybody else! Can't make these monolithic assumptions ....

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