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West on Obama: 'A global George Zimmerman'

(AURN) -- In a hard hitting interview with ‘Democracy Now', Dr. Cornel West labeled President  Obama a "global George Zimmerman" for his expanding drone war that is responsible for the murders of hundreds of innocent children.

Cornel West, President Obama 

West told 'Democracy Now's Amy Good man,  “I think we have to acknowledge that President Obama has very little moral authority at this point, because we know anybody who tries to rationalize the killing of innocent peoples, a criminal—George Zimmerman is a criminal—but President Obama is a global George Zimmerman, because he tries to rationalize the killing of innocent children.

Among other comments during the interview, West also said, "Five years in office and [President Obama] can’t say a word about the new Jim Crow.

Watch full interview here ...


(Photo: Dr. Cornel West and then Illinois Senator Barack Obama at Chicago Fundraiser)

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