Skip to comments.Video: Herman Cain Schools Anti-American College Hecklers
Posted on 10/01/2012 3:24:28 PM PDT by Kaslin
Former presidential candidate and successful CEO Herman Cain participated in a jobs forum at the University of Michigan last week. During his presentation, Cain told several hundred students that they'll enjoy at least one significant advantage when the enter the job market, triggering an interesting response from a handful of hecklers:
Cain: "This is the greatest country in the world."
Students: "Not," "It's not!"
The rest of the audience gasped, booed, and a few chanted "U-S-A." Cain then launched into an epic impromptu monologue about the greatness of America -- her liberties, her prosperity, her military strength, and her opportunities -- bringing the crowd to its feet. Pure awesome:
"If this is not the greatest country in the world, leave!"
For more data and perspective on America's singular exceptionalism on the landscape of world history, read this, this, this and this. It's also interesting to note which end of our domestic political spectrum spends the most energy informing their fellow Americans that our nation really isn't all that great: Entitled undergraduates (see above), the ranting, fictional "news" anchors, as imagined by Hollywood, sanctimonious blowhards and fawning Sinophiles at the New York Times, and, at times, even the President of the United States. I can think of no more eloquent recent paean to America's exceptional greatness than Condoleezza Rice's address at the Republican National Convention (17:25 for a highlight):
He was my favorite. Thanks for posting.
He was my first choice. Unfortunately he was forced by the 0bama Media to drop out before the Primaries even started. I hope Mitt Romney will appoint him as secretary of treasury
Tells it like it is, don’t he!!
Herman’s zipper problem was not the result of the media.
I think we may see some very interesting and inspiring appointments from President Romney.
Herman Cain is da man!!! Allen West is da man!!! Mia Love is da woman!!! Not the Kenyan, Muslim, Slavemaster & Slave Seller!!! Black folks, wake up!!! You done been had by Obama and his hate America ilk!!! Being adrift at sea is no way to go through life!!! Sad!!!
When her son was about 6 months old she bought a home in his name.
That's why folks couldn't pin down where she lived. However, you just about have to be a foreign agent to get into the old trick of buying a piece of property in your infant's name in Virginia.
Actually, that's how a foreign power can develop very quiet, almost invisible sleeper cells in this country ~ or any other with unrestricted ownership of property by private individuals.
At some point someone must have realized that Axelrod's ties went much deeper than just into the world of Chicagoland hookers ~ he has his own Castro connections as well as links to the old USSR Communist party ~ and they still have some bucks around.
Someone pulled Mr. Cain out of the way of a speeding locomotive that just didn't want another blackman in their way. They tossed some really expensive secret agents at him in fact ~ that's how much they wanted to get rid of him. There's no doubt they were prepared to toss more than that at him if they wished.
It was the result of a quite elaborate former Soviet sleeper cell ~ working with Axelrod.
Cain gave them the material to destroy his pretensions. His candidacy was ludicrous in any case.
I know the election of The Disaster lowered the bar but shouldn’t one show he can be elected to SOME office before running for the top job in the land? Talk about effrontery.
“He was my first choice.”
Mine too. But, regardless of the bimbos, it just didn’t seem that he’d done his homework. Not for president - you MUST do your homework, as our stinky governor here in Texas also learned (although, in his case, he simply doesn’t have the mental capacity for that job).
When I shop at my local Trader Joe’s, you can choose between brown paper and plastic shopping bags. I always choose plastic. If the cashier looks like a hippie Lefty, and they give me a look when I ask for plastic, I just say “God, guns, guts, and plastic make America great”.
Not just the O media... there were plenty on this very sight who as soon as they heard the rumors started saying terrible things about Mr. Cain.
Don’t you find it interesting that after all was said and done that only one so called accuser came forward and she had an axe to grind?
Mr. Cain was my first choice as well
he didn’t have a zipper problem he had folks like you jumping to unproven conclusions
what material? look I am not going to rehash all this again but I would like to point out that the conservatives who are bitching mightily on this sight because they don’t like Romney deserted Cain based on NO facts and a false allegation by a woman who knows Axelrod and had an axe to grind.
and by the way... if the criteria for holding office is having been previously elected then we can forget about ever getting rid of crony capitalism.
I don’t know how old you are but your logic is consistent with teen aged wisdom
effrontery indeed check your own motives.
He sure doesn’t need a steenking teleprompter or a focus group to tell him what to say.
Yea, like Washington, and Jefferson, and Lincoln, and Roosevelt, and...
At the Fort Campbell Commissary they also ask if I want Paper or plastic. I don’t mind paper but they are hard to carry. Most the times I have my own bags, but If I forget to bring them I just say plastic, though I hate plastic bags
Here you go. All the news you will ever need. Go back to sleep and don't worry your pretty little head about anything.
SO, CLINTOON’S ZIPPER PROBLEM WAS JUST ‘A’ OK WITH YOU?
HERMAN KAIN NEVER RAPED ANYONE AND THEN TOLD HER TO PUT AN ICE CUBE ON THE LIP.
HERMAN KAIN NEVER LEFT A J**STAIN ON A BLUE DRESS OF SOME YOUNG GIRL.
GOTCHER YER DAMN ZIPPER PROBLEM RIGHT EFFIN HERE.
It’s a damned shame that spoiled kids who probably got Government loans to go to this University do not think the Government that gave themn those loans is the greatest country in the world.
I blame it on their teachers. The Liberal professors, and if I had my druthers I would ship every last one of them to Zimbabwe and let them stay there for a few years.
I think when Axelrod and his commie buddies set out to destroy your public reputation ~ with truth or lies ~ they have the resources to do that, and if they wished they could kill you and not look back.
He almost came out from cover to attack Cain.
When you hyperventilate sit down and breathe slowly into a paper bag.
Slimy Willie has nothing to do with any of this.
Cain was strictly Amateur Hour and it was only a matter of time before he took himself out. Don’t let it upset you so.
Hilarious stuff. The Democrats would have loved to run against Cain. He had NO chance of winning the nomination and was just a Pretend Candidate, useful only to split the Right and help Romney get nominated. The Right falls for these stunts EVERY time: Huckabee, Thompson, Duncan Hunter. It is as predictable as Charlie Brown trying to kick that football.
Cain’s dash for the Exit indicated that the accusations had validity or there were worse things in the wings.
I never supported him because he was a ludicrous candidate useful only to split any voter bloc which could elect a conservative with some chance of winning.
Amateurs cannot beat the professional operation the Democrats run.
My motive is simple don’t let stupidity harm the conservative movement. Cain was a joke as a politician. I love the guy but him running for the presidency is like me walking in off the street and trying out to be the Quarterback of the Chicago Bears without ever having played football.
If he was serious he would have moved to some safe district gotten elected to the House served a few terms moved on to a higher office, etc.
Politics is AND ALWAYS HAS BEEN very serious stuff and is a profession, Plato called politics the “highest art”. It is NOT business nor making war nor social change but all of them and more. Cain had fun playing with rhetoric but that is all it was.
Please don’t embarrass yourself any further. GW served MULTIPLE terms in the House of Burgesses in Virginia along with other elected offices in the Colony. TJ was Congressman from Virginia, Governor of Virginia, Ambassador to France, Vice President, Secretary of State. FDR was Secretary of the Navy, Governor of NY. Lincoln was a Representative and deeply involved in Illinois politics for 20 yrs before running for the Presidency.
Every one of our Presidents, even the supremely UNqualified Obama, was more qualified to be president than Cain.
Even Elementary School history should have taught you that.
You can play in Amateur Hour but count me out. I can even discern the news from that site.
Cain was a joke.
I counted you out when I read your post turtle post.
I blissfully have no idea what you are talking about.
Or apparently anything anyone talks about.
Most of that is safely ignored.
You two should be a good fit then.
There were 16 candidates officially signed up to run. Only 3 of them were lifelong Conservative Republicans.
Who were those other people? Not lifelong Conservatives by a long shot ~ some were even members of different parties!
This is an RNC problem ~ they need to control the use of the franchise and the name a lot better!
I’m looking at Herman in the rear view mirror and he has almost disappeared. Who was correct: me, who told everyone quickly Cain had no chance or those who fell for his schtick?
The RNC has nothing to do with state laws controlling ballot access.
Bachmann, Santorum, Perry, Newt, are all conservatives.
Why would you falsely claim I complain about “too much” conservatism when clearly my complaint is that there is too much stupidity goin’ on? Such stupidity prevents consolidation around a viable conservative if there was one available.
My complaint is meaningless since “conservatives” have repeatedly attacked their own in every election. They are easy to beat and rarely can win a statewide office (winners are inevitably attacked by “real” conservatives as “sellouts” and “RINOs”.
Almost anyone capable of winning a statewide election is the enemy of the “real” conservatives.
Your name selections are quite wrong. I said 3 were LIFELONG Conservative Republicans ~ apparently you are not aware of the histories behind the candidates.
Priebus and the state committee chairmen seem to have little interest in protecting the franchise.
It is time to create a new RNC and invite the state parties to designate new chairmen to attend.
At first glance that looks like one of those incredibly stupid 'have-you-stopped-beating-your-wife' trick questions. But it's actually not. The answer is you have been full of crap since the first idiotic premise you set down here and the question is just the tail end of the same turd.
20 yrs is a political life. Not to mention what was a “conservative” 20, 40 yrs ago is considered a “RINO” around here.
I am aware of every major political figure general biography in the United States and have been for 50 yrs.
But I am not interested in the Inside Baseball theories which abound.
Protection of the franchise has been the motivation to pass voter id laws in state after state where almost inevitably the courts prevent them from being implemented. Nothing the RNC can do about that, other than funding lawyers to fight the judges.
I suppose that were we driving down some South American mountain and at a hairpin turn, you would turn around in the driver’s seat and proclaim “someone else should drive.”