Do you think Kanye West's rant was right, wrong or right but least ill-timed?

Transcript:

Mike Myers: [dutifully reads canned plea for charity on teleprompter]

Kanye: [abandons teleprompter] "I hate the way they portray us in the media. You see a black family and they say we are looting, you see a white family and they say they are looking for food. And, you know, its been five days because most of the people ARE black. And even for me to complain, I would be a hypocrite because I would turn away from the TV because it's too hard to watch. I've even been shopping before even giving a donation, so now I'm calling my business manager right to see what is the biggest amount I can give. And just to imagine, if I was down there and those are my people down there. If there is anybody out there that wants to do anything that we can help about the way America is set up the help the poor, the black people, the less well off as slow as possible. Red cross is doing as much as they can. We already realize a lot of the people that could help are at war right now, fighting another way. And now they've given them permission to go down and shoot us.

Mike Myers: [stands frozen in horror, decides to pretend nothing happened and stick with the teleprompter]

Kanye: GEORGE BUSH DOES NOT CARE ABOUT BLACK PEOPLE.

Mike Myers: [descends into complete panic]

Comments

  1. michael_1900
    Mon, 2005-11-21 17:11

    Kanye West spoke the TRUTH when he made that statement.

    For Kanye to stand before 'the world' and make that statement was an act of truth - more importantly - it clearly showed where his heart is- because he risked everything, material things - his career- family- his life...

    Truly, to note... not long ago... Dr. MLK' words....
    http://www.bushflash.com/mlk2005.html

    **REALITY CHECK when u see that, huh***