WASHINGTON – Rapper as well as entrepreneur Kanye West spent a stunning as well as surreal half hour talking to President Donald Trump inside Oval Office on Thursday afternoon, surrounded by White House aides, reporters as well as former NFL star Jim Brown.
Wearing a red “Make America Great Again” Trump campaign hat, West, sometimes using profanity, expounded on topics ranging through prison reform to his mental health as well as through presidential airplanes to racism.
He boasted of his financial success, praised Trump, as well as told the room which he had been misdiagnosed as having bipolar disorder, when he was in fact merely sleep-deprived.
Speaking about his Trump campaign hat, West said which gave him a feeling of masculine energy.
“They tried to scare me not to wear which hat, nevertheless which gives some power in some way … when I put which hat on, you made me Superman … a Superman cape I can wear,” West told Trump.
He also raised the case of imprisoned Chicago gang leader Larry Hoover, who is actually serving six life sentences inside supermax ADX Florence prison in Florence, Colorado, a facility which also holds Ted Kaczynski, the “Unabomber.”
During an extended soliloquy about prison reform, West called the 13th Amendment’s allowance for unpaid prison labor a “trap-door” into slavery.
“There’s a lot of things affecting our mental health which make us do crazy things which put us back into which trap door called the 13th Amendment,” he said. “I did say abolish with the [MAGA] hat on. Because why would likely you keep something around which’s a trap door? If you’re building a floor, the Constitution is actually the base of our industry, right, of our country, of our company. would likely you build a trap door, which if you mess up as well as accidentally something happens, you fall as well as you end up next to the Unabomber?”
Several of West’s various other points were made similarly, that has a mix of free association, metaphors as well as slogans. At one point, after showing Trump what he said was a hydrogen-powered airplane, West said the president’s political opponents should help to make Trump look not bad on the international stage. which quickly morphed into a point about American manufacturing, which ended up being a point about prison labor.