When You've Lost Jay-Z...

When You've Lost Jay-Z...

When You've Lost Jay-Z...

Weigel
Reporting on Politics and Policy.
July 8 2011 11:41 AM

When You've Lost Jay-Z...

The Artist Formerly Known As Shawn Carter comments on Barack Obama's biggest problem.

Numbers don't lie. Unemployment is pretty high. It's fucked up, but he's trying not to be the angry black man.
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Arguably, the situation would be less dire if Obama had approached the stimulus package with Jay-Z's advice from "Money Ain't a Thang": "Ya'll shit ain't for real til y'all ship a mil.'"

David Weigel is a reporter for the Washington Post.