For MTV, the VMAs are a high wire act of painstakingly choreographed performances and deliberately unscripted opportunities to let unpredictable stars air their ids and grievances on live television. This year, the beefs were kept to a minimum, but MTV did give West four minutes to essentially do whatever he wanted following last year’s famous onstage ramble, in which the star claimed to be running for president in 2020. This time around, he mixed social commentary with seemingly free associated conversation and callouts, before introducing the world premiere of his new video for “Fade.”.

Just admit that you don’t want anyone but the most tenacious, wily, proactive, or economically advantaged people in our society voting already. People who struggle to make it everyday aren’t going to have the extra energy to jump through additional hoops to vote and you know it! Give them a break for once and make it easy. And from a moral perspective, you’re basically advocating for a covert version of a literacy test where only the people with the attributes I listed can navigate the hurtles required to exercise a constitutional right! FOR.

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Eventually, I agree to the date, although we both decide to bring along a buddy. I take my skinny banker friend, who is also single. We reach the wine bar first and order a glass of vino. There also isn some sort of mental time skip. My major memory loss was over a 10 year time period, with scattered memories missing from before. This doesn mean I reverted to my 16 year old self, everything that happened still shaped my personality into what it is whether I remember or not.