Whether the left wants to believe it or not, there are African Americans who think the President is doing some good for their community. Robert L. Johnson, BET’s co-founder and the first African American billionaire is in that camp, praising the President for helping to make the economy better for the black community.
Although a life-long Democrat himself, he still found something good to say about Trump. He also thinks the current party has moved too far to the left.
From The Daily Wire:
According to Johnson, a Democrat will only be able to take the White House from Donald Trump if they move to the center, otherwise they will propose radical programs that will not resonate with the American people. Since Trump has not lost his base, he posits, the Democrats will have to move beyond the extremism of the primaries if they are to win the general election.
“I think at the end of the day, if a Democrat is going to beat Trump, then that person, he or she, will have to move to the center and you can’t wait too long to do that,” he said. “The message of some of the programs that Democrats are pushing are not resonating with the majority of the American people.”
“I think the economy is doing great, and it’s particularly reaching populations that heretofore had very bad problems in terms of jobs and employments and the opportunities that come with employment,” Johnson said. “African-American unemployment is at its lowest level… I give the president a lot of credit for moving the economy in a positive direction that’s benefiting a large amount of Americans.”
“I think business people have more confidence in the way the economy is going,” he continued. “If business people are concerned about anything, it’s the clear, clear partisan politics that’s become very wicked and very mean.”
Watch the clip below.