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Wyclef Jean: I’m A Big Fan of Sarah Palin

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Turns out Fugees
rapper and political activist Wyclef Jean is a supporter of polarizing
Rebublican superstar Sarah Palin. "I am a huge fan of Sarah Palin," Jean told
Womens Wear Daily
at a party for the Donna Karan Collection in New
York. "She's rad. She's shrewd. She's cool. Because at the end of the day, I'm
for the people, because this is the United States of America. This is what
America's really about. Anyone should have the right to say, 'Look, I can do the
job, and this is what qualifies me to do the job.'"

Video:
Wyclef Jean Sings 'Gone Til November' at the Rolling Stone
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Jean, who unsuccessfully ran
for president in his native Haiti
last year, admits that his opinion of
Palin is unpopular, at least in his household. "Now my wife probably will debate
and disagree with me," he said. "I'm not saying she could be the next president,
you know, but there's something about her. Heavy debates in my house. Whenever I
say Sarah Palin, people think I'm crazy, but I like her, I do. I can like
whoever. This is America, right?"

 

Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage

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