Killer Mike says taking part in identification politics will not repay for Democrats and Kamala Harris — as a substitute, he says she’ll need to lean into the progressive motion if she desires the presidency.
We spoke with the rapper and activist Wednesday on “TMZ Reside” concerning the upcoming run-off elections in Georgia that may decide who controls the Senate throughout Biden‘s time period — but in addition concerning the extensively held perception the VP-elect will run for Prez in 2024.
Mike says Dems can be clever to cease worrying about the best way to body Harris as a candidate 4 years from now, and concentrate on the current. He additionally feels it is clear a progressive agenda — as championed by his fave candidate, Bernie Sanders — is definitely wanted and extra extensively supported than Dems assume.
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He tells us the Pineapple Saloon & Grill proprietor in L.A., whose plea for assist went viral, is the epitome of that — and says he is trying to make issues extra equal for all.
Talking of that, Mike additionally tells us the pandemic has crystallized the necessity for healthcare-for-all, and Andrew Yang‘s common fundamental revenue idea.
The Run the Jewels rapper stresses that it is time for Democrats, normally, and Kamala particularly to step up for the Black group on quite a few points — as a result of that is how she will be able to safe that assist when she runs for the highest job.
General, a terrific convo with Mike … and it’s important to see why he says having a POC within the Oval Workplace takes a backseat to having one who’s “honest and progressive.”