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Samuel L. Jackson Shares Mixed Feelings About President Barack Obama

Four years ago, stars ranging from Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.I.Am to Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter stepped up to make sure that Americans (and the world) knew just how they felt about the then-Democratic nominee Barack Obama. Now, after experiencing some very depressing lows with scarce jobs, high unemployment rates, and widespread dissatisfaction with the entire government process, Black Hollywood is called upon again to round up the votes to help President Barack Obama win a second term. However, one of Tinseltown’s biggest Black talents has some conflicted thoughts about the 44th Commander-in-Chief.

Samuel L. Jackson, who skipped the Oscars in 2008 to stump for Obama tells Newsweek, “Some days I agree with Dr. [Cornel] West and what he says about the President not dealing enough with the plight of the poor. Then I think about how they won’t give him credit for anything…The President got about a week of moderate applause for capturing the most-wanted man in the world (Osama Bin Laden). You ask me, he should have put that mother****** on ice and defrosted his ass November 1st.”

Will the absense of the novelty of the first campaign (people are somewhat used to having a Black POTUS now) combined with the challenged state of the country make it harder for the President to get the cool kids in his corner? Does the President need Hollywood’s support as much this time as he did in 2008?

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