(BUZZFEED) — One of President Obama’s most prominent critics on the black left said Sunday that a strike on Syria in the face of Congressional disapproval would be “dictatorial” — and grounds for impeachment.
“It doesn’t make sense to commit more war crimes,” Cornel West said Sunday on the syndicated radio show Smiley and West, to an approving response from host Tavis Smiley, who has also been consistently critical of Obama.
The two men, leading black public intellectuals, have emerged as controversial figures in a community whose support for the first black president is overwhelming. West, in response, has recently attacked other black leaders for what he views as their reflexive support for Obama.
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