Kanye West Is Still Trying to Run for President; Releases First Ad

Kanye West posted the first official advertisement for his 2020 presidential campaign on Monday via Twitter, and it speaks to his personal religious views. In it, West asks "What is America's destiny?" before pointing to God and prayer as the answer.

"To live up to our dream, we must have vision," West explained in the video. "We as a people will revive our nation's commitment to faith, to what our constitution calls the free exercise of religion, including, of course, prayer. Through prayer, faith can be restored. We as a people are called to a greater purpose than ourselves. We are not only a beacon to the world, but we should be servants to each other."

The minute and a half video shows West's face in front of a black and white American flag. At the end of the video, he asked viewers to vote for him in the 2020 presidential election and even included a note to "write-in" Kanye West in states that West won't appear on the ballot.


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