Ben Carson’s Republican policies aren’t very appealing to most African Americans. Needing the support of this key demographic, he decided to put out a political rap. It doesn’t seem like it’s going to work. Cenk Uygur, host of the The Young Turks, breaks it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.
“Ben Carson has made his contribution to the annals of awkward rap ads promoting Republican presidential hopefuls, and it’s awful. The GOP front runner’s new radio advertisement features some confounding rhymes—”Vote and support Ben Carson. For the next president, he’d be awesome”—to try and add some hip hop credibility to the neurosurgeon’s soft-spoken way with words.
While Carson himself isn’t doing any of the rapping, he did provide the somber voiceover with such lines as:
“I’m very hopeful I’m not the only one who’s willing to pick up the baton of freedom, because freedom is not free and we must fight for it everyday.””*
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