Sarah Palin, Fox News Blast Common

Conservatives are not big Common fans. Fox News and former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin are among the right wingers that voiced their opinions on First Lady, Michelle Obama’s decision to invite Common to the White House tomorrow afternoon (May 11) as part of an event celebrating American poetry.

Fox News called the Chicago lyricist turned actor “vile” for his comments about George W. Bush and Matt Drudge of the Drudge Report wrote on his website: First Lady to host rapper who talks of killing cops, burning Bush.”

Palin took to Twitter to comment on the news. “Oh lovely, White House,” she wrote, linking to an article that featured Common’s spoken word poem from Com’s Def Poetry appearance where he openly criticized the government and former President Bush. [Watch above]

The Grammy-award winning lyricist reacted to the backlash on Twitter himself. “So apparently Sarah Palin and Fox News doesn’t like me,” he wrote.

Looks like the rap vet is unfazed. —Elan Mancini

  • http://www.soundclick.com/djprezzident DJ Prezzident

    Haha Common is a pure OG.. fuck that Sarah Pallin.. she only sayin whatever she can to get some attention. Do what you do big homie

  • jorj

    im sure he wasnt the only person in the white house who didnt like bush…………………………………………………..

  • NAPTOWNNUISANCE

    You can tell Sarah Palins square ass dont listen to rap. Common is not gangsta, he is a conscience rapper. I dont think I have ever heard him say anything about killing cops. Politicians are uptight assholes, and they wonder why no one likes them.

  • mike nyce

    She’s just mad that Common will be able to go to a place that she’ll NEVER be!!! OH DONT BE MAD!!! LOL!!

  • swype-matic

    It just amazes me at how out of touch people like Palin, Bush, etc could be out of touch with rap music. They must still think it’s 1992 in Los Angeles or somethin. LOL umad Palin?

  • snapper

    They should have invited the rapper Paris too, then those Republicans really would have got shook!

  • anutha_level

    she’s an alien

  • http://www.myspace.com/slotchmusic ms_spittuh

    You know America is fucked up when this country is scared of Common =| Well at least they ain’t invite Wu Tang shit Fox News would claim we’re under a terrorist attack…

  • http://twitter.com/urbanfrugalchic Cynthia

    SMH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Rick D.

    Kill Sarah Palin! Just Do It!!!!

  • 3xanon

    She mad

  • City Girl

    I reject Palin and her separatist being. She and her husband. As for the other lieing c0N$3V@TI$T ASSES you just can’t live up to people that are educated and talented. I would also add that don’t forget that Palin is a separate being. How are you going to see Russia from Alaska and separate the U.S. from Alaska? People need to wake up. YOU didn’t create this ?great? nation. You gang bang stole it and then adulterated it.
    How is it that the law is a crook with a purpose; and the so called crook is with a foolish purpose.

  • http://msn marie

    Michelle Obam, this is not poetry, it’s thuggery, like gangs messages, Ykou should be ashamed to bring that garbage in the White House, Maybe you should be thrown out with your Husband, you have very very poor taste. Is this what yoiu want your daughters to emulate, your a total idiot for lack of common sense. Pinhead

  • Montana

    Sarah Palin was so successful as a governor, she graduated early, she real is a “Dan Quayle” in heels. She clearly loves “dishing it out” but real can’t take it because she loves playing the victim card. Poor thing she fail as a VP candidate (her lie that her daughter was engaged was such a farce), her stand-up comic fiasco on the Jay Leno Show, please, her TV show canceled after declining rating, I guess running for Prez is the only thing she can look forward to, but since she is a coward she will only throw small minded rocks, poor thing. Since we already had an idiot “W” that caused our current economic debacle, America knows not to trust in fools who think they are brilliant. One of the reason for “W” failure was his drinking, Palin just has bad genes.

  • Nickie Z

    FUCK FOX NEWS!!!! We as a people need to shut them down. They are the evil in the media. Common is a savage, but you know who I’d like to see invited to the White house? Immortal Technique! I’d love to see what them dumbass fox news bitches would say.

  • Lori

    Besides ignorant, Democrats are extremely rude. The old and well-known policy of hypocrisy from the left wing: to preach peace, equality, tolerance … and write “Kill Sarah Palin”, “fuck that Sarah Pallin”.

    I’m not even a little surprise …

    I hear people say “karma is a bitch” – No, its not.

    Let the left wing be consumed by his own poison. Hypocrisy is like living in a castle of sand…

    Sooner or later, you will fall with it…

    and get hurt.