Herman Cain Is Whiter Than the Ku Klux Klan

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Luther Campbell, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke assesses the African-American frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination.

Herman Cain's emergence as the GOP candidate who could take on Barack Obama in 2012 lets people know a conservative African-American can succeed on the national stage. You have the hip-hop generation standing behind Obama, and Cain is the man for those African-Americans who believe they are members of high society and get along just dandy with the 1 percent of white Americans who control the country's wealth.

Have a conversation with a bougie, and he or she will trash lower- and middle-class African-Americans the same way a Ku Klux Klan member would. They are usually the only black person among white conservatives in group photos. Cain sees himself as an elitist, so he can relate to the white right-wingers, and they can relate to him.

But conservatives who constantly rail against gay marriage and abortion always have shit in their closet that is totally the opposite of the values they preach. Cain is no different. He made the crazy claim that the founder of Planned Parenthood wanted to prevent "black babies from being born" and that the organization built 75 percent of its clinics in black communities -- two statements that have been widely dismissed as false. When he was recently on Meet the Press, Cain also said he would seek a constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.

For the past two weeks, Cain has had to answer questions about allegedly sexually harassing three National Restaurant Association female employees who worked for him when he headed the organization 12 years ago. The women accused him of conversations "filled with innuendo or personal questions of a sexually suggestive nature." The New York Times reported that two accusers received cash payments -- one got $35,000 -- after signing nondisclosure agreements. Maybe Cain asked the ladies if they enjoyed being "face down, ass up."

Cain says stories about the scandal are racially motivated. Right-wing loudmouths such as Ann Coulter and Donald Trump are also playing the race card on Cain's behalf. Questioning the legitimacy of Obama's citizenship is pretty damn racist too, but that didn't stop Coulter and Trump from doing it. Their hypocrisy knows no bounds.

This black man is in the race to do one thing: siphon independent voters away from Obama. Don't be surprised to see Cain offered VP if he fails to get the presidential nomination.

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Lukeisstupid
Lukeisstupid

The black vote will never sway republican. I wish it would, but the democrats have filled the african american culture with so many lies about racism in the GOP its sad. Its democrats historically who have fought all the gains the blacks have made in this country. 

Justhereagain
Justhereagain

I would like to point out that claiming only one set of criticism can be racist is hypocritical. I, for one, believe that neither were racially motivated, they are politically motivated. Similar allegations are made against many white politicians, but they are never considered racially motivated. I'm not saying no racism exists, but I do wish that wouldn't be used so excessively by both sides.

Yomamma
Yomamma

questioning someone's citizenship is racist?

A from MIA
A from MIA

I really love how we live among 'idealists'. Herman Cain is an elitist...who happens to be black. And if African-Americans out there are willing to vote for him because he's black and will understand their 'strife', they're mistaken.

So ya'll don't think that Cain is the Republicans' answer to Obama? You really don't think that the Republicans have brought this Cain person out to the forefront so they're not billed as the 'white only' party? You don't think this is their "oh-my-best-friend-is-black" rhetoric?

What Luke has written is true. It's all true and I want to know how this is racist? He's making an observation - an astute one. Racism exists TODAY. Not just in the South but everywhere.

He's basically saying the Republican party is betting on the African-American populus to vote for Cain because he's black - not because the populus has actually read up on Cain's platform. The Republicans are inadvertently saying: 'hey, look, ours is black too - vote for him, he understand you'. Please. 

You're all just scared of admitting it. And if you think Luke is ignorant/racist/full of bullsh*t, THEN DON'T READ HIS COLUMN.  

Saynsumthn Blog
Saynsumthn Blog

Look at the facts- Planned Parenthood and Black Genocide are detailed using Planned Parenthood's own records here ( Maafa21 Black Genocide in 21st Century America) http://www.maafa21.com 

Sir Sausage
Sir Sausage

Another idiotic post by Luke.  Why do you still let him write for your newspaper?

Stop playing the racist card dumb ass!

Fred
Fred

Looks like the teabaggers are out in force today. 

blahblah29
blahblah29

Your such a hater it amazes me to be honest you make me sick!

Mando
Mando

The height of ignorance. I. Disappointed in the MNT for publishing this garbage.

Yourmama
Yourmama

Really? One thing Cain is right about is "Stupid people are ruining America!" I'm sorry to tell you that you may belong to this group.

Luis
Luis

Luke, you are an ignorant uneducated fool. Just because the man decides to run as a Republican all of the sudden he is worse than the KKK. Why don't you call him a Nazi while you're at it? I'm an independent who for the most part agrees with liberal points of views however; you sir make me despise elements of the extreme left as much as I despise the extreme right. Technically, Cain is a more authentic African American than Obama who is racially mixed and spent years living outside of the U.S. but let's not allow facts to get in the way of a good hateful rant. You have lost the last ounce of credibility you had left; admit that you're simply a mindless Democratic Party sheep. Your so-called "views" have morphed you into the left's equivalent of Rush Limbaugh, who also spews hate & nonsense on a daily basis. You are a Jesse Jackson/Al Sharpton wanna-be who roots for and exploits negative race relations in order to justify your bullshit. By the way, I voted for Obama.

Jeff
Jeff

stick to making music. u have no idea what ur talking about.

Lukeisstupid
Lukeisstupid

If you actually became mayor Luke and you hadnt sold your soul to the hispanic elite in Miami. Could you imagine all the women you have sexually harassed come out the woodwork and accuse you of these things? If a white man would have wrote this article he would be fired the next day and have to offer an apology. You hate this man because he is smart, has an education, and common sense. He made a life for himself and he has values that you dont because you want to appease all the lazy people that want handouts. Can somebody please get Luke out of this paper?

Jimmy Angeles
Jimmy Angeles

Your exactly the type of black guy Herman Cain is talking about. Get off this issue of color. He's a man running for president that doesn't share your social views. For once, I wish people would stop running on social issues and stick to the business of getting this country back in shape. Bush really did a number on us with TARP and Obama can blame the previous administration anymore. This is his economy now and he effed it up.

Mdb
Mdb

Unbelievably ignorant.

Lukeisstupid
Lukeisstupid

Its sad that if a black candidate wants to run he has to be a democrat or else he is an elitist. Let me remind you that Obama went to IVY league schools and plays golf like the rest of us white "folk". The republican party doesnt much like Cain you idiot. They are infatuated with Mitt Romney who is a career politician who has image problems. The people like Herman Cain because he is an outsider who speaks his mind and doesnt play to both sides like Obama and Romney.

By calling republicans racist because a black guy is in the lead to be the candidate is so mind boggling and simple minded. If we wanted a white guy it would be "typical" and a spanish guy it would be because we wanted to make up for immigration policies. The left is running out of talking points so they have to throw fake accusers at him like they did with Clarence Thomas. ANYBODY and I mean Anybody can be accused of Sexual Harrasment these days.

Sir Sausage
Sir Sausage

Looks like at least one of Luke's ball garglers is here today

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