And yelled at an African-American member of the Daily Show when he pointed out that Stewart was RACIST: Specifically, Cenac recalled one protracted disagreement that ended in Stewart screaming at him. Stewart had done a Herman Cain impression that Fox News began attacking as racist. Show More Summary
Imagine if then-Daily Show correspondent Wyatt Cenac had gently alerted Jon Stewart to his opinion that the host’s impression of Herman Cain “sounded like Kingfish” — and instead of blowing up and dropping an F-bomb, as Stewart reportedly did, the host had taken a beat to think about that critique, and then come back and said, “Hey, you’re right. Show More Summary
Apparently, the six months leading up to the first presidential primary can now be aptly christened as the Silly Season. Four years ago, it seemed as if the nuttiness could not be topped, with Michele Bachmann and Herman Cain setting a high mark for unintentional comedy, but that mark has now been...
I'll be filling in for Herman Cain from 9am to 12pm ET today talking about this. You can listen live at http://wsbradio.com. The number one thing you hear when you ask any Republican about Donald Trump is this — he fights. You hear it from Rush Limbaugh. Show More Summary
Jon Stewart is well on his way to canonization as the saint of smart, satirical TV news. (The Daily Show just released another of their weekly tributes to the outgoing host, introduced by New York Senator Chuck Schumer.) But even saints...Show More Summary
Wyatt Cenac was the only black writer on "The Daily Show" back in 2011, when Jon Stewart took to mocking the various GOP presidential candidates, including Herman Cain. In an interview with Marc Maron, Cenac said:"Oh no, you just did this and you didn’t think about it. Show More Summary
Former Daily Show correspondent Wyatt Cenac said an “incredibly defensive” Jon Stewart berated him in front of staff members after bringing up his concern over Stewart’s impersonation of Herman Cain, Vulture reported. “He got upset. And he stood up and he was just like,...
Sorry not sorry
Herman Cain, I’m sorry. Loyal readers during the 2012 presidential contest may recall that I used the frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination as a political pinata. The former Godfather’s Pizza executive could do nothing right. Cain was ill-prepared. He joked about putting an electric fence on the border with Mexico to thwart illegal immigration. […]
Donald Trump is surging in the national polls, but we should all know by now, what goes up, must come down. Can you say Herman Cain? That’s right. Mr. 9-9-9 himself was surging in the polls leading up to the 2012 Republican presidential primary. Rudy Giuliani was also surging in the early polls during his [...]Show More Summary
The last Republican nominating contest was dominated by a succession of increasingly pathetic protest candidates — Michele Bachmann, Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum — serving as placeholders with whom conservative activists could register their amorphous rage. The experience has instilled justifiable caution among reporters, some of whom (myself included)... More »
The lives of Herman Cain, Justice Thomas and countless other blacks bear witness to the greatness of America;
In some cases — Newt Gingrich and Herman Cain most obviously in the last cycle — no-hope presidential candidates are essentially running a grift, trying to build their personal brands and sell books or get themselves Fox News sinecures or whatever. Some are ideological true believers trying to draw attention to issues — your Ron […]
Rick Santorum announces doomed presidential bid in interview with pretend journalist http://t.co/qNTM3X63GF pic.twitter.com/GQ8wjRLjhr — Herman Cain (@THEHermanCain) May 28, 2015
ICYMI: Rick Santorum announced his 2016 presidential run yesterday. Also, ICYMI: Santorum is considered among the longest of long-shots. Also, also ICYMI: Santorum's first post-announcement interview was with George Stephanopoulos -- he of previously-undisclosed donations to the Clinton Foundation.
If you're not worried about the president creating the apocalypse, you must not be on Herman Cain's mailing list.
One of the more entertaining aspects of the 2012 presidential race was keeping track of the ever-expanding array of fanciful tax plans from Republicans. Even after Herman Cain announced his absurd 9-9-9 plan, other plans that would cut taxes even more kept coming down the pike. Show More Summary
The 2016 clown car can't get much longer -- but the Republican National Committee can't be bothered
Ben Carson should not be compared to Herman Cain just because they both are African-American Republicans who campaigned to run for president. Because of Ben Carson’s recent announcement, people might think they are getting another Herman Cain, the last black Republican to campaign for president. Show More Summary
As Ben Carson begins his run for the 2016 Republican nomination—he officially announced his campaign on Monday at a music hall in Detroit—it’s easy to compare him with Herman Cain, the last black American to play presidential politics in the GOP. Show More Summary