As Ben Stein noted in the Spectator yesterday:
“George Bush is the least racist President in mind and soul there has ever been and this is shown in his appointments over and over. To say otherwise is scandalously untrue.” — Ben Stein
Kanye’s ridiculous rant obviously lacked any positive effect whatsoever and merely injected vitrole into a humanitarian effort at the expense of the other volunteers who took the time to raise money for the non-partisan Red Cross. Unfortunately, people likely tuned out after being disgusted by West’s comments and ultimately these comments hurt the relief efforts.