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A more serious thread on @kanyewest and #thesunkenplace. One of the most seductive attractions for black artists in the west is to be considered a #genius. There's never been any doubt Kanye has covered this designation for himself...
But Kanye's model of genius is not rooted in the black tradition. His is rooted in modern white commercial expressions of genius. College Dropout provided a refreshed template for what hip hop could sound like. The genre owes him a huge debt for this...
But Kanye's metric for success has never been the degree to which his base adores him nor his own standard of reinventing his art. Consider his consistent whining and childish outbursts for not winning mainstream awards...
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Et aller, Rony Brauman revient sur @mediapart nous refaire une einieme série de bobards sur l'intervention en Libye. Difficile de lister toutes les incohérence, les mensonges où les tartes à la crème orientalistes de cette vidéo
A peine à la moitié j'ai déjà une page A4. Rony Brauman donc réécrit l'histoire de la guerre en Libye pour que ça colle à "la guerre en Irak" et que Rony Brauman puisse passer pour un héro qui dénonce les mensonges qui ont déclenché la guerre. C'est frais, c'est nouveau...
"on nous promettait un génocide" dit Brauman. Déjà tu ment à la 1ere minute, personne a jamais parlé de Génocide en Libye (en fait c'est pas tout à fait vrai, certains sites parlaient du génocide commis par l'OTAN ou par les rebelles)…
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1) President Trump's critics almost had a victory with this #WolffBook and the idea that Trump is out of his mind.
2) But The Donald is not one to take any attack passively - especially this one.
3) His response is, like, pure genius. A #VeryStableGenius. #POTUSVSG
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