Obama: Kanye’s Music ‘Outstanding’

From “jackass” to “outstanding” in just four years. That sounds about right. President Obama told People magazine that he thinks Kanye West’s music is “outstanding.” “I’ve got a lot of his stuff on my iPad,” Obama said. “If it was a concert, I wouldn’t mind listening to him.” Pretty high praise considering Obama called West a “jackass” in 2009 after West interrupted Taylor Swift onstage at the VMAs. Obama was asked to choose between the Kardashian family and the Duck Dynasty crew, which is how he got to talking about West. Diplomatically, Obama called the Robertsons a “fun bunch” and said “I can see how that would be pretty fun,” but ultimately choosing West (not an option, but okay). At least the Robertsons have that in this difficult time.