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 Cain has made horribly racist statements about black voters and I'm sure it won't be the last.
On today’s Varney & Co, host Stuart Varney asked Herman Cain whether playing the “Ferguson” card would be “likely to increase the black vote in Georgia.” He was referring to a Georgia Democratic Party flyer invoking Ferguson to encourage voters to turn out. Varney was concerned, of course, that a big turnout of African American voters could be the deciding factor in electing Democrat Michelle Nunn, currently in a very tight Senate race.
Cain replied, “I don’t think so and here’s why. 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 of black people are not that stupid, or they are not that ignorant to respond to something like that. It’s not 40 or 50% of the black population, because 40 or 50% probably are clueless other than party name and candidate.”
That’s quite an insult to African Americans. But Varney replied, “Herman Cain, always a pleasure, thanks for joining us today sir, appreciate it.”