Audio: Kanye West Responds to George W. Bush Responding to Kanye

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

Although he gave a pretty thorough response to Z100’s Elvis Duran earlier (which even compelled a Georgia listener to call in and give him “props”) Kanye repeated the same spiel to Devi Dev on Houston’s 97.9 The Box. Ye also congratulates Taylor Swift on her million copies sold.

Below he mentions writing a verse about Lil Wayne coming home as Tip goes back to jail on a song with T.I. and explains why he doesn’t have an opinion on President Obama’s presidency, which is probably why he didn’t vote yesterday:

Previously: George W. Bush Finally Responds to Kanye

George W. Bush Finally Responds to Kanye

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

5 years after Kanye went on national TV and aired out the President during a Hurrican Katrina telethon, W has seen fit to speak on the incident. During an interview with Matt Lauer in support of his new book Decison Points, Bush states that Kanye’s announcement was “one of the most disgusting moments in my presidency”.

“He called me a racist,” Bush tells Lauer. “And I didn’t appreciate it then. I don’t appreciate it now. It’s one thing to say, ‘I don’t appreciate the way he’s handled his business.’ It’s another thing to say, ‘This man’s a racist.’ I resent it, it’s not true.”

So it wasn’t the moment that you realized the Iraq war was a huge waste of time, money and human life? And I guess the sight of bodies floating around the streets of New Orleans didn’t move you? No, it was a rapper going on TV and calling you out for what you are. Read some more excerpts from the interview, courtesy of Entertainment Weekly, after the jump.

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