DIDDY: OBAMA SHORTCHANGED BLACK AMERICA
|Tue, September 6, 2016 at 6:02 AM|Send Blog · Share on Facebook · Bookmark on Delicious
Diddy has never been one to hold his tongue on hot-button issues. Though politics typically hasn't been his lane, the music mogul-turned-charter-school founder kept it 100 with his assessment of Obama's eight years in office.
"My number one thing, though, to be honest, is Black people," the Bad Boy founder told Al Sharpton during a segment on MSNBC's Politics Nation. "I feel like we put President Obama in the White House. When I look back, I just wanted more done for my people because that's the name of the game. This is politics. You put somebody in office you get in return the things that you care about for your communities.
"I think we got a little bit shortchanged. That's not knocking the president. There's a lot going on, he's done an excellent job, you know, but I think it's time to turn up the heat because the Black vote is going to decide who is the next president of the United States."