Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain has been surging in polls recently. But is blatantly chastising Wall Street protesters and telling them to blame themselves for their fiscal woes political suicide – or part of what makes him appealing?
The Georgia businessman’s blunt message to the demonstrators on Wall Street: Cut out the “class warfare” and “blame yourself” for being poor and jobless.
Cain told the Wall Street Journal that demonstrators come across as “anti-capitalism” and by staging these elaborate protests, what the people are doing is merely distracting the country from President Obama’s “failed policies.”
“Don’t blame Wall Street, don’t blame the big banks, if you don’t have a job and you’re not rich, then blame yourself!” said the former CEO of Godfather’s Pizza.
“It is not a person’s fault because they succeeded, it is a person’s fault if they failed … I don’t understand these demonstrations and what they’re looking for.”
The GOP star of the moment, the Hermanator isn’t backing down from his straight taking ways. He’s made headlines for calling out Morgan Freeman and for his recent comments about Rick Perry’s hunting camp n-word controversy.
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