When Cornel West was recently asked for his opinion of President Barack Obama’s first term he responded by saying, “Mitt Romney is a catastrophic response to a catastrophe, whereas Obama is a disastrous response to a catastrophe.” West however reportedly agrees that Obama is a better candidate than Mitt Romney. The Huffington Post reports:

On Wednesday The Huffington Post again visited New York’s Loews Regency Hotel, the self-proclaimed home of the “Power Breakfast.”

During this trip, we caught up with Cornel West, the famed civil rights activist and scholar, who shared his thoughts on the 2012 presidential election and recent U.S. foreign policy.

When asked his opinion of President Barack Obama’s first term thus far, West said the current commander-in-chief is “much much better than Mitt Romney” but the rest of his assessment wasn’t exactly glowing.

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