Young people look to Kanye as a talented artist, which he is. However, if they look to him for anything else, such as someone who knows about politics, basic manners or living in reality, they are going to get a very slanted view of the world.
Why do we fall all over ourselves every time they do something? If media wouldn't pay any attention to them, they would be just another bunch of spoiled celebrities. Remember not so very long ago when they first took baby North West out in public?