White House Criticized Over Common Poetry Invite

There's never a dull moment at the White House. Yesterday, the President had his hands full defending Common's participation in the White House's poetry event (pictured above). Why all the huff and puff, you ask? Conservative critics point to Common's more "controversial" lyrics, specifically one song where he states, "I hold up a peace sign but I carry a gun," and another in which he praises Black Panther leader Assata Shakur, who was convicted for killing a police officer, according to FOX News...



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