Jelani Cobb, who’s also a professor at the University of Connecticut, writes that even though it’s “tempting” to think of Carson as the new Herman Cain, ultimately it’s superficial. He suggests that if you look past skin color, you’ll...Show More Summary
The writer-at-large for New York magazine identifies Carson as the latest of the Republican party’s three “Great Black Presidential Hopes,” but argues that Carson is more significant than Alan Keyes or Herman Cain because he’d be running...Show More Summary
Steve Kornacki: “Going strictly by the poll numbers, no one is off to a better start than Scott Walker. And yes, it’s easy to dismiss this — it’s so early. There were polls that showed Herman Cain ahead last time! [...] The post Why Walker is the GOP Frontrunner appeared first on Political Wire.
The 2012 presidential race featured one GOP contender after another seizing the spotlight and then melting under its glare (Herman Cain anyone?). Will 2016 be a rerun? First up, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker on ABC’s This Week: While Scott Walker made the case Sunday morning for the importance of putting these new, big and bold [...]
Everything old is new.
Former honest-to-Jeebus brain surgeon and guy we are pretty sure is not Herman Cain, Dr. Ben Carson, has very very exciting news for you. The potential finisher in the bottom third of the pack hankering to be the GOP presidential nominee in 2016 has been getting “feelers” from a very...
New York attorney Andrew Barovick, now best known for his racially charged tweet toward former New York Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor Christopher Moss, has a history on Twitter when it comes to making such crude statements about black Republicans. Show More Summary
Since the beginning of the Obama era, we’ve seen the rise of a group of black Republicans, including figures like Allen West, Herman Cain, and Ben Carson, who defined themselves with extreme politics and outlandish rhetoric. Each was a flash in the pan—popular with conservative audiences but irrelevant to everyone else.
I’m seriously very busy this morning to say much about this right now, but feel free to comment, share, laugh, etc. Additional h/t: to tweeps Frank Koughan & Julio Varela for sending this:
This might not be a way to endear yourself in your home state. Fox Business’s Stuart Varney asked what effect Ferguson would have on the black vote in Georgia. Many of my listeners are from Georgia, and I do have a lot of black listeners to my radio show. The good news is, a lot [...]
Former grifter presidential candidate turned right wing radio host Herman Cain did his best to piss off minority voters in his state of Georgia this week during an interview with Fox Business' Stuart Varney. This isn't the first time...Show More Summary
From the October 24 edition of Fox Business Channel's Varney & Co.: Previously: Fox News' Herman Cain Belittles 51 Percent Of Americans As Having "A Severe Ignorance Problem" For Reelecting Obama Related: Democratic Turnout Flyer: 'If you want to prevent another Ferguson...'
A rising tide lifts all boats. A sinking tide hurts the boats at the bottom. Dems don't want minorities to know that http://t.co/JUiULpNEUo — Herman Cain (@THEHermanCain) October 24, 2014 Remember, even though it sounds like Democrats are going to get shellacked in 2014 (but you can stop it- go vote!), there is always the [Read more...]
Herman Cain is back. The former Republican presidential candidate launched on Monday a subscription-based online television network bearing his own name, giving fans the opportunity to hear his Georgia-tinged accent all hours of the day.
Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain is giving it another go at web TV. On Monday he debuted “The Herman Cain Channel.”
That was former presidential candidate Herman Cain’s response to current situation with ISIS. Mr. Cain was speaking at the University of Central Florida (UCF) as part of hisCampus Solutions Tour. Foreign policy did not appear to be Cain’s strong point when he was trying to secure the Republican nomination. Show More Summary
Yesterday as I was monitoring the right-wing Black Republican "Herman Cain Show" as he talked about "How do we help communities like 'Ferguson' improve into favorable places for all people?"Herman Cain then took a phone call from a Black...Show More Summary
In an act of political desperation, Republican congressional candidate, Joe Kaufman, is once again trying to fool voters into believing that he has received endorsements from prominent national Republican politicians. Back during the...Show More Summary
Herman Cain made no sense when he ran for the 2012 Republican nomination for president. That he was the front-runner for so long was mystifying given his shifty position on abortion, his “999? plan so complicated even he couldn’t explain it and all that stuff “twirling around in my head” on Libya. But Cain made […]