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Cornel West Calls ‘Sister Hillary’ the ‘Milli Vanilli of American Politics’

Screen Shot 2016-02-22 at 2.49.10 PMCornel West, who is acting as a surrogate for Bernie Sanders as he campaigns for the Democratic nomination, appeared on CNN’s New Day with some interesting observations on Hillary Clinton.

“Sister Hillary Clinton is the Milli Vanilli of American politics,” he asserted. “She lip-syncs, she gives lip service. But when it comes to policy, who supported the crime bill? Who supported not just the deregulating of banks, but also pulled the rug from under welfare?”

Milli Vanilla, if you’ll recall, was a group that was busted for lip-syncing in the early 1990s and somehow, is still being lambasted for it today in spite of other more well-known celebrities like Ashlee Simpson, Boyz II Men, and Beyoncé (twice!), being caught doing the same thing.

West then went on to call Donald Trump a “Frankenstein of corporate media,” saying that if Sanders had the same non-stop cable coverage, he would be more well-known. He seemed especially frustrated at the lack of coverage for Sanders because his candidate has “genuine integrity.”

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