Common's White House Visit Slammed by Critics

The White House has responded to criticism of Common -- a rapper who slammed former President George W. Bush -- being invited to "An Evening of Poetry" at the White House tonight. "While the president doesn't support the kind of lyrics that have been raised here, some of these reports distort what Mr. Lynn [Common] stands for more broadly." said White House press secretary Jay Carney. "One of the things the president appreciates is the work Mr. Lynn has done with children, especially trying...Full Story
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