Cornel West Mocks MSNBC for What He Calls its ‘Rent-a-Negro’ Guest Booking

The Princeton professor also attacks Al Sharpton for remaining ‘on the Obama plantation’

MSNBC Is the 'Rent a Negro' Network as Cornel West Sees it (NewsBusters)

What a surprise -- one of President Obama's biggest critics from way over on the left is also no big fan of his administration's main apologists in media, MSNBC.

Author, activist and Princeton professor Cornel West let loose with some pointed criticism of the cable network on his weekend radio show with Tavis Smiley.

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