Fox Sports One host Jason Whitlock said Tuesday that he is encouraged by Kanye West’s recent pro-Trump tweets because he believes black people need to reject liberalism.
Whitlock argued on Fox News that Kanye is trying to “open black America’s minds” to the idea that they have blindly accepted liberalism and the Democratic Party without considering what it has done to them and their communities.
“In the immediate aftermath of the Civil Rights movement in the 1960s, Democrats marketed to us liberalism as the solution to all of our problems,” he explained. “And liberalism now is like the cigarette, it’s been marketed to us the same as those cigarettes — fashionable, sophisticated, supposed to be liberating.”
Whitlock asked, “Why are we the only ethnic group that has gone in wholly with one political party?” adding that liberalism has been detrimental to black families and young men.