Fox news headline of the day

Here:

President of the United States Loves Gangsta Rap

Or, “non racially-coded headline” as Chait puts it.

As for the love of Gangsta Rap, that comes from this Rolling Stone interview (via Chait)

What music have you been listening to lately? What have you discovered, what speaks to you these days?

Thanks to Reggie [Love, the president’s personal aide], my rap palate has greatly improved. Jay-Z used to be sort of what predominated, but now I’ve got a little Nas and a little Lil Wayne and some other stuff, but I would not claim to be an expert. Malia and Sasha are now getting old enough to where they start hipping me to things. Music is still a great source of joy and occasional solace in the midst of what can be some difficult days.

About Steve Greene
Professor of Political Science at NC State http://faculty.chass.ncsu.edu/shgreene

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