Skip to comments.Belafonte Attacks Cain: 'A Bad Apple' 'So Denied Intelligence'
Posted on 10/11/2011 8:51:00 AM PDT by mandaladon
In a "Joy Behar Show" segment scheduled to be aired on HLN Friday, singer Harry Belafonte attacked Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain in potentially the most disgraceful manner of any media member to date.
While his host and others on the set laughed, Belafonte called Cain "a bad apple" that was "so denied intelligence...I dont think prayers were created for him" (video follows with transcript and commentary):
JOY BEHAR, HOST: Now, let me interrupt you for a second, because now you have someone like Herman Cain.
HARRY BELAFONTE: Who?
BEHAR: Herman Cain?
BELAFONTE: Herman Cain?
BEHAR: You know who he is. [Laughs] And he doesnt believe that racism holds anyone back in any way now. I mean, you know, what do you think about that statement?
BELAFONTE: Well, you know, its very hard to comment on somebody who is so denied intelligence
[LAUGHTER FROM BEHAR AND OTHERS IN THE STUDIO]
BELAFONTE: and certainly someone who is as denied a view of history such as he reveals. He knows very little. Because he happened to have had good fortune hit him, because he happened to have had a moment when he broke through, the moment someone blinked, does not make him the authority on the plight of people of color. [ ]
BELAFONTE: I just want to make this observation about Herman Cain. The Republican Party, the Tea Party, all those forces to the extreme right have consistently tried to come up with representation for what they call black, what they call the real negroes, and try to push these images as the kinds of voices that America should be living through. So we got Condoleezza Rice, we got Colin Powell. I know theyre heroes for some people, but for a lot of us theyre not.
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BELAFONTE: I dont think prayers were created for him....................I thought liberals didn't believe in praying.
My achin’ cornho’.
“Daylight come and
I’m still a homo.”
Thank you. Thank you very much.
oh boy....wisdom from the other “Calypso Louie”
Herman Cain is the libs’ worst nightmare. A conservative, intelligent Black American who left the liberal plantation and believes in self-reliance and hard work. If Herman is the nominee, he will be savaged by the left perhaps worse than Palin was.
Herman is giving the liberal idiots a major headache. Judging by the nasty attacks from the liberals. They are afraid of this man.
“good fortune hit him.”
He worked hard for it you has-been, lap dog of the Dems.
The left better be careful. All this bad-mouthing Cain, a self-made black American, could backfire on them.
“I don’t think prayers were created for him.”
Not only is Day-O-Fonte a senile old f@rt, but now he thinks he’s G-d.
I had a boss like that. I had worked my tail off for a couple of years reworking some serious regulations (involving the biggest most important customers and most of a billion bucks), and getting everything lined up for an appropriate rate change ~ and this guy said to me "You were just lucky. Anyone else here could have gotten that assignment."
Obviously the boss was wrong. I'd created the assignment and not another guy in the shop was interested in working on it ~ not even the boss.
An awful lot of Democrats are untrustworthy people because of that stupid belief of theirs.
It’s not going to work....It’s not going to work. The libs are in for a monumental defeat!...
Spoken by a man who’s claim to fame is a 55 year old calypso record featuring bad grammar.
The left is so used to using the rhetoric of race hate to silence opponents, that they don’t know how to handle it when it is thrown back at them.
Cain using Plantation Rhetoric against Dems is Pure GENIUS.
Makes her life simpler ~ hair on Monday, nails on tuesday, housekeepers on Wednesday, wine shopping on Thursday, and catered dinner for 8 on Friday.
Who's been denied intelligence, Mr. Belefonte?
Actual rocket scientist, very good business man, computer guy, vs a race bating used to be singer currently a nothing.
Harry Belafonte... just another Paul Robeson useful idiot for the Communist left.
“So we got Condoleezza Rice, we got Colin Powell. I know theyre heroes for some people, but for a lot of us theyre not.”
Basically, any black who plays by the rules and succeeds based on their merits instead of their skin color is not a hero to progressives and black “leaders” who would far prefer to create a permanent underclass dependent on the federal teat.
Herman Cain responded to the attacks by far left pro-Castro activist Harry Belafonte tonight on Hannity: "I left the plantation a long time ago."Cain: Effort to 'Intimidate Me' Will Not Succeed
Presidential candidate Herman Cain struck back at black leaders who criticized him as callous toward the poor and ignorant of history, saying he will not allow people who "don't want black people to think for themselves" to try and "intimidate" him into keeping silent.
Does Belafonte have the intelligence to earn a degree in mathematics? I don’t think so.
The only one with intelligence in that conversation was the absentee Cain. Belefonte and Behar are so open minded their brains long ago floated away. They couldn’t count to ten between the two of them. Behar is so stupid, she stopped at a stop sign and waited for it to say go! She is so stupid she got locked in mattress store and slept on the floor.
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