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Michael Eric Dyson Calls Kanye West a ‘Blitzkrieg of Blathering Ignorance,’ Says He Gives ‘Cover’ to a ‘White Supremacist’

Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson sounded off on Kanye West‘s visit to the Oval Office.

Dyson began by reacting to West’s efforts to bring Colin Kaepernick to the White House and sit down with President Donald Trump, saying it “doesn’t make sense.”

“This is such a blitzkrieg of blathering ignorance on one level,” Dyson said to MSNBC host Ari Melber, “and I say this as a man who loves Kanye West, who admires his genius, and who considers him a friend. But I beg him, I plead to him- Kanye, cease the interventions through media of trying to engage issues in which you don’t have sophisticated comprehension and knowledge.”

Dyson went on to diagnose Kanye West with “PTDS” of his mother’s passing and that “we must intervene on his behalf.”

“This is time for us to say, ‘Kanye, we as African American people cannot stand idly by while you give cover to a man who has proved to be a white supremacist, who has no interest in African American people,” Dyson continued. “When you stood up and said ‘George Bush doesn’t care about black people,’ Donald Trump cares less than that. Donald Trump has been actively engaged in enterprises that undermine the integrity and the safety and the very survival politically of African American people in this country.”

He later said that both Kanye West and Donald Trump are connected “at the narcissistic hip” and they serve as a “roadblock” for our democracy.

Watch the clip above, via MSNBC.

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