Cor­nel West flip-flops and ‘gave back’ max dona­tion from Har­lan Crow

Inde­pen­dent pres­i­den­tial can­di­date Cor­nel West claimed he returned a max­i­mum dona­tion from Repub­li­can mega-donor Har­lan Crow after fac­ing a wave of crit­i­cism for accept­ing the con­tri­bu­tion.
August finan­cial fil­ings revealed West accept­ed $3,300 from the same pro-busi­ness con­ser­v­a­tive who pro­vid­ed Supreme Court Jus­tice Clarence Thomas with undis­closed gifts and trips over the years.
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Writ­ing in a lengthy post on X, for­mer­ly known as Twit­ter, West said, “I lis­tened and decid­ed to give the mon­ey back to broth­er Har­lan.” West’s admis­sion on Fri­day comes after his strong defense of Crow’s dona­tion the day pri­or.

How sad that per­cep­tions so quick­ly tri­umph over truth in our deca­dent cul­ture. This holds in our major cat­a­stro­phe in the Mid­dle East where the rich human­i­ty of Pales­tini­ans is ren­dered invis­i­ble. It also holds at home in the minor scan­dal about Har­lan Crow’s dona­tion to my…
— Cor­nel West (@CornelWest) Octo­ber 20, 2023

“How sad that per­cep­tions so quick­ly tri­umph over truth in our deca­dent cul­ture,” West said. “This holds in our major cat­a­stro­phe in the Mid­dle East …