If accurate, this is quite an 'about face' for West, who has regularly called for unity behind Obama, at least on the few times I've heard him in passing as he voiced his opinion on the Tavis Smiley radio show.
Personally, I believe one needs to listen to people one may not agree with simply to understand point of view. It helps to find common ground, or failing that, it gives one exposure to prevailing counter-arguments.
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