Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Cain: Blacks Too Poor to Tea Party. Refuses to "Stay on the Democratic Plantation Like he's Supposed to"
Asked about his own position as the most prominent African American in the Republican party these days, Herman Cain is fond of saying he refuses to "stay on the Democratic plantation like he's supposed to" or that he refused to drink the liberal Kool-Aid.
Asked why more African Americans haven't joined him at tea party rallies and conservative conventions like the Faith And Family Conference in DC this weekend, the millionaire ex-CEO has a different explanation. African Americans, Cain told TPM, are too poor to tea party.
"They can't afford to," Cain said. "So I think the first reason is economics. If you just look at the sheer economics of it." READ MORE...