The new Snoop Dogg video “Badbadnotgood,” which includes a scene in which the rapper fires a toy gun at the head of a clown figure resembling Donald Trump, is generating plenty of attention — including from the president.
Trump responded to the video with a tweet this morning in which he wrote: “Can you imagine what the outcry would be if @SnoopDogg, failing career and all, had aimed and fired the gun at President Obama? Jail time!”
Meanwhile, TMZ.com reports that Sen. Ted Cruz was among those expressing disapproval of the video. The website posted an interview clip in which Cruz said he hadn’t seen the video, but added: “I think it really is in poor taste to be making fun of murdering someone, in particular assassinating the president. We have a really sad history in this country of attempted and successful assassinations, and it’s irresponsible for a musician or artist to encourage murdering the president.”
Here’s the Snoop Dogg video …