Bill Kristol: Rap Music To Blame For Oklahoma Frat’s Racist Chant

Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol (right) and MSNBC personality Willie Geist talk about the University of Oklahoma frat that was caught on video singing a racist chant.
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March 11, 2015 11:45 a.m.
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Conservative commentator Bill Kristol said on Wednesday morning that white University of Oklahoma frat members who were recently caught on video singing a racist chant were parroting the language they had learned from rap music.

“When popular culture becomes a cesspool, a lot of corporations profit off it, and then people are surprised that some drunk 19-year-old kids repeat what they’ve been hearing,” the Weekly Standard editor, who is white, said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”

He made the comments after co-host Mika Brzezinski, who is also white, criticized the rapper Waka Flocka Flame, who is black, for canceling a concert at the university despite using the N-word in his own songs.

“If you look at every single song, I guess you’d call it, that he’s written, it’s a bunch of garbage, full of N-words, full of F-bombs,” Brzezinski said. “It’s wrong. And he shouldn’t be disgusted with them; he should be disgusted with himself.”

Watch the video at Mediaite.

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