"They need to give Obama four more years, man," Snoop told an audience of mostly amused reporters. Referring to Obama's predecessor, President George W. Bush, who started two wars and left office during a financial crisis, he added, "I mean, Bush fucked up for eight years, so you gotta at least give [Obama] eight years. He cleaned half the shit up in four years, realistically. It ain't like y'all gave him a clean house. Y'all gave him a house where the TV didn't' work, the toilet was stuffed up -- everything was wrong with the house."
Snoop, whose new film chronicles his efforts to establish himself as a credible reggae artist during a month-long trip to Jamaica (where he acquired the name Snoop Lion), also gave Obama credit for eliminating Osama bin Laden. "Then he went and knocked down the most hated, most wanted, the one who had our terror alert on Orange or Red, whatever color it was on," Snoop said. "He went and found him, the one that Bush couldn't seem to find, that seemed to fly away the day of 9/11. Remember all that? He went and found him and knocked him down, so don't forget about that. Now everybody is peaceful and able to move and have a good time -- it's because he made that happen."
Like most Americans, it seems, Snoop has evidently been paying attention to the Democratic National Convention. "You heard what Clinton said. You loved Clinton, didn't you?" he said. "Give [Obama] four more years to get his thang together and finish his deal out."