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Is Snoop Dogg’s ‘Lavender’ video incitement or art?

Snoop Dogg anti-Trump video went too far

No, it's a form of artistic expression

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The rapper Snoop Dogg should be investigated for his latest music video, which portrays a mock assassination of a clown pretending to be President Trump. Not only is the video dangerous and vitriolic in that it incites violence against the U.S. president, a possible criminal violation, writes Fox News, but it also highlights the nation's hypocrisy considering that such a video under Obama would have evoked a much louder and harsher reaction from the media and liberals.

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Snoop Dogg's 'Lavender' video is a form of artistic expression. As both the left and right sides of the political spectrum have adopted the video's symbolism as a prop for whatever the other is opposing shows that the rapper has succeeded in creating provocative exploratory art, writes Spencer Kornhaber in The Atlantic. Whether it incites violence, illustrates liberal hypocrisy about peace and civility, or comments on the police, the president and life in general, the video is expressive commentary.

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