Herman Cain Criticizes Morgan Freeman Remarks, Praises Tea Party

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Herman Cain will never occupy the Oval Office, but he's become a popular figure on the campaign trail this fall, and as an African-American, his rebuttal to Morgan Freeman's controversial comments about the Tea Party carries some weight.

If you missed it, Freeman called the Tea Party racist on Piers Morgan Tonight Friday, criticizing the conservative movement's disdain for President Obama.

GOP presidential candidate Cain, the former CEO of Godfather's Pizza, disagrees.

Appearing on Fox's Your World with Neil Cavuto, the Hermanator said:

"Well, first of all, I doubt if Morgan Freeman, with all due respect, who's a great actor, has ever been to a Tea Party. Most of the people that are criticizing the Tea Parties... about having a racist element, they have never been to a Tea Party."

"I just think that it's sad that they're so short-sighted understanding what the Tea Party citizen movement is all about. I'm not offended by it, because it doesn't slow down my momentum. It doesn't slow down the reaction I get from people."

Cain, whose campaign is riding high after winning the Florida straw poll, added, "Name-calling is something that's going to continue, because they don't know how to stop this movement. And this movement is making a big difference in politics."

"A lot of the traditional Democrats are moving to the center or moving over to vote for conservatives. They're taking another look at a Herman Cain."

What do you think? Is the Tea Party racist?

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Morgan Freeman is a Racist! Never will I pay for another Movie with him in it! Maybe he should not define Racism withTea Party! He should go to YouTube and watch " Knoxville Murders" these are HIS People! This is Black America!

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Maybe Cain can be the new Federal Reserve chairman.
He can be in charge of dismantling the Fed.
Or do you think he has been corrupted by
working for the Fed?

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As far as Morgan Freeman and the rest of the "Liberal Hollywood Elite", Let's look at actors for who and what they are for a moment shall we, from the moment they realize that acting is their calling it becomes apparent (hopfully), that what they feel they're best capable of is taking direction from others, puppets to be pushed into this direction or that, to say what ever is on the script sheet, regardless of it's content, no thoughts of their own, monkey told, monkey do, I do not wish to imply that this is the case with all actors, but surely most fall into step in this never ending parade of liberal stupidity, watch for it, the parade is marching down a red carpet at an awards ceramony near you.

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First off let me say, your opening sentence "Herman Cain will never make it to the White House", is truely the second stupidest thing I have ever seen on the internet,the first being that Obama is good for America and Americans, As for another commentor who calls himself Elmer Fuddere, (comment dated 9-30-11) You have chosen your name well, As we all know Elmer Fudd is a dim witted fictional cartoon charactor who possesed an IQ of roughly the number of barrels on his shotgun, outsmarted by a rabbit at every point of his career, you sir are truely the poster child of the liberal dumb masses, it is no wonder that with poeple like you being allowed to vote, that socialist pinhead community organizer got voted into office in the first place, to quote John Wayne "Life's tough, it's even tougher if your stupid." and that pretty much sums up why the liberals are so unhappy all the time, their lives are just so damn tough.

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First, ignorant leftnecks need to know, "UNCLE TOM" is an actual American HERO, who did exactly the SAME thing Harriet Tubman did, helped RUNAWAY SLAVES go north via the Underground Railroad, during the Civil War. How that EVER got turned into some kind of a "BAD" thing, I don't know. Further, Cain is the reason several THOUSAND Americans still HAVE jobs, NOT just Godfather's pizza, but DOZENS of other businesses have utilized this man's ECONOMIC SAVVY to keep their doors open, and their payroll in the BLACK. In contrast,the Obamunist and socialist democrap-slingers have cost MILLIONS of American JOBS, and continue to attempt to force the most ignorant of tax INCREASES on the backs of American tax-payers. Only the blind and stupid would vote for part 2 of the "God Damn America" tour. 2012, the END of an ERROR.

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Many (but not all) religious people for some reason want to force their beliefs on everyone else. Separation of church and state is imperative in order to prevent theocracy. First of all, those religious fundamentalists have changed, twisted, or forgotten parts of American History. One forgotten fact is that many of our Founding Fathers were Masons and/or Deist in their religious beliefs, NOT Founders with fundamentalist style Christian principles in mind! Separation of church and state lets religulists believe what they want at home and church but keeping it out of the process of govering the people as a whole. (well, that is how it's supposed to work) Fanatics always think they are right & believe and do whatever a more powerful fanatic tells them to. Do they want a Christian Taliban? It won't be too much different than the Muslim Taliban.

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MR CAIN DESERVES TO BE HEARD. I HAVE LISTENED TO HIM FOR A LONG TIME ON WSB. HE IS WELL SPOKEN, KNOWS OF WHAT HE SPEAKS AND DOES NOT TRY TO SAY WHAT YOU WANT TO HEAR. HE SPEAKS THE TRUTH WITH INFORMATION TO BACK UP HIS WORDS. IN THE NEXT FEW MONTHS, I BELIEVE HE WILL PROVE TO THE AMERICAN VOTERS (both black and white) THAT HE HAS THE QUALIFICATIONS TO MAKE A GOOD PRESIDENT...........SINCERELY........TOM BOYLEN

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AMAZED you can get away with such a statement as "Herman Cain will never occupy the Oval Office" Really? huh.

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I think Mr Cain has a very impressive resume. He is an extremely intelligent man. I believe he really cares about the liberties of the american people. I think he wants people to have the freedom to make their own choices and direct their own lives without big government controlling everything. I applaud that.

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I love how people think you can just shut off religion. I love how Americans think that they can separate church and state. This is the United States of America! Shutting off Christianity is like throwing out 200 years worth of history, rewriting the constitution and throwing out your moral fortitude entirely. He can no more give up who is as a person as he could give up the bible. I hate shallow people. I hate how shallow you've all become.