Remember when it was super-racist to tell an athlete to shut up and dribble instead of commenting on political matters?

Maxine Waters just responded to the Kanye West awakening and said something that, had it come from a Republican, a conservative commentator, or a white male, would have been labeled racist on a 24/7 news cycle.

Waters responded to West’s pro-Trump and Democrat-exposing tweets by essentially telling him to keep quiet.

She accused the artist of ‘talking out of turn’ and suggested he “not have so much to say.”

In short, get to the back of the bus if you’re not going to tow the party line.

Daily Wire editor-in-chief Ben Shapiro warned Kanye, “the Thought Police are coming for you.”

Waters praised Kanye’s ability as an artist but said when it comes to more complex matters, he shouldn’t really think for himself.

“Kanye West is a very creative young man who has presented some of the most revolutionary material in the African-American community,” she condescended. “But we also think that sometimes Kanye West talks out of turn and perhaps sometimes he needs some assistance in helping him to formulate some of his thoughts.”

Terrific. Telling a prominent member of the black community that he’s too dumb to understand things and that he should just shut up and rap should go over well.

“We don’t think that he actually means to do harm, but we’re not sure he really understands the impact of what he’s saying, at the time that he’s saying it and how that weighs on, particularly the African American community — and for young people in general,” Waters continued. “And I think maybe he should think twice about politics, and maybe not have so much to say.”

Kanye’s been espousing freedom of thought and learning to love one another and this clown responds with ‘stop talking.’

Not too bright. Waters is definitely a low-IQ individual.

West commented on people like Waters who don’t want others to think for themselves, saying they live in a “mental prison.”

“Free thinkers don’t fear retaliation for your thoughts,” he said. “The traditional thinkers are only using thoughts and words but they are in a mental prison. You are free.”

The only thing we disagree with there is that Waters hasn’t had an actual thought in quite some time.

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