Kanye West's free thinking is profiting the Trump campaign.
Kanye West's recent tweet storm has polarized many of his fans. While he's announced several albums that'll be dropping in the coming months, he also became an icon for the alt-right. His support for Donald Trump has confused many people, especially considering what he stood for in the past. While he uses the concept of being a "free thinker" to back up the fact that he supports one of the most despised President in U.S. history, it seems as if the Trump campaign is using his co-sign to help raise funds.
The Trump campaign has used Kanye's recent tweets as a means to help their fundraiser. The GOP quoted Kanye West's tweet with his signed "Make America Great Again" hat and said, "Get your own here" followed by a fire emoji.
Julie Bykowicz of the Wall Street Journal confirmed that Kanye's recent endorsement has been used for fundraiser. She shared a screenshot of an automated text message she received from the Trump campaign.
"The American people do not want to be told what to think or who to support. Group think is a mandate in today's society and when a free thinker like Kanye West speaks truth, they attack him," it reads. "We support Kanye speaking his mind, even if sometimes we do not agree on the issues. Do not let them silence you. Get your red MAGA hat today."