On Thursday, Kanye West visited the White House to discuss criminal justice reform with President Trump. At the White House, Kanye was ushered into the Oval Office, where he proceeded to grab the mic as though he were accosting Taylor Swift at the Video Music Awards. Then he went off.
Wearing his Make America Great Again Hat, Kanye stated, “There was something about when I put this hat on it made me feel like Superman … You made a Superman — that's my favorite superhero — you made a Superman cape for me.”
He said of Trump, “I love this guy here.”
Then he went off on Jonathan Karl of ABC News: “I don’t answer questions in simple sound bites. You are tasting a fine wine. It has multiple notes to it.”
Kanye also talked about racism and its impact on the political debate:
And Kanye had some words on the Second Amendment:
It was an amazing moment – and put Trump clearly back on his heels. Perhaps the most hilarious moment came when Kanye insisted on showing Trump a picture of a hydrogen-powered airplane:
This White House has presented no shortage of magical television moments. Thursday surely took the cake.