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Donald Trump is confused by hip-hop: “Was it talking or singing? I don’t know”

on November 07, 2016, 1:55pm

Donald Drumpf, the Republican nominee for president known more commonly as a sack of rotting oranges Trump, just can’t get over the fact that Hillary Clinton nabbed Beyoncé and Jay Z for one of her rallies. After spending the weekend trying to paint the artists’ lyrics as somehow worse than his own pussy grabbing lingo, Trump turned his attacks against the entire concept of hip-hop.

“The language is so bad,” Trump reiterated to a crowd of deplorables supporters in Florida. He then said in a typically dismissive tone, “And as they were… singing? Singing, right? Singing? Talking? Was it talking or singing? I don’t know.” Go figure a man who thinks all black people live in a hellish inner city war zones doesn’t understand that rapping is in and of itself a separate art form. And that Beyoncé, ya know, sings.

Trump also criticized the “crooked media” for failing to cover the nasty language and the “fact” (aka, complete and utter falsehood) that the crowd at Clinton’s rally was so incensed over the lyrics that they left before the nominee even took the stage. He went on to continue bashing Jay and Bey’s lyrical content, once more demonstrating his refusal to see the false equivalency between artists and an individual trying to lead the free world:

“Isn’t it amazing that when Jay Z and Beyoncé use the filthy language they use in the songs – using words that if I ever said those words, it would be the reinstitution of the electric chair, right? Right? It’s true. They use these words, and then she comes on and hugs them, like everything is right. And yet with me, ‘He’s very lewd.’ It’s a new word, you know, ‘lewd.’ I’ve never seen anything like it in my life.”

Okay, A) “lewd” dates back to the 14th century. Get a dictionary. And B) those people are musicians using colloquial language to communicate stories of their life to listeners. You’re trying to run a country. Fix up, look sharp, sir.

Watch Trump’s remarks below (via EW).

This all came just a day after Ted Nugent introduced Trump at a rally in Michigan by grabbing his own crotch and saying, “I got your blue state right here, baby! Black and blue!” Yeah, but keep talking like you’re above it all, Drumpf.

Please go out and vote tomorrow.

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