Hillary Scores Big Endorsement!

I wouldn’t normally post to Mother Jones but I think this merits mentioning…

In an interview with MTV News, 32-year-old Curtis James Jackson, otherwise known as rapper 50 Cent, revealed his views on our current president (“he has less compassion than a regular human being”) and came out in favor of Hillary in ’08, for reasons the candidate might call right and not-so-right:

“I’d like to see Hillary Clinton be president. It would be nice to see a woman be the actual president and … this is a way for us to have Bill Clinton be president again, and he did a great job during his term.”

While his statement might seem a little self-contradictory, I’ll go down on record as feeling a little bit the same way.

So-called “backpack” rappers like Talib Kweli and Common have been giving shout-outs to Obama in their songs lately (Common’s single, “The People,” says “My raps ignite the people like Obama”) but Hil may have a good strategy by going after the platinum-sellers. The big question is: who will get Lil Wayne on their side.

He got shot nine times and drove himself to the hospital…what else do you need?

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3 thoughts on “Hillary Scores Big Endorsement!

  1. How cares what 50 thinks? Let’s get Bubba back, yea. Dope smoking, womanizing, sax playing. Oh yea! It’s a party.

    A vote for Hillary is not a vote for Bubba. It is a vote for the same ol, same ol. Bush. Clinton. Bush…..Clinton? Really now. That is progress isn’t it.

  2. John

    You know that feeling you get when someone tells a joke and you don’t get it so you start to take it seriously. Then you find out that it was a joke and you feel like an idiot.You should be feeling that way right now…

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