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Herman Cain stages mock presidential rally with comedian Steve Colbert
The Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 01/21/12 | Daily Mail Reporter

Posted on 01/21/2012 10:03:01 AM PST by Scouts Honor

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To: FryingPan101

Can you imagine what would have happened if Cain had actually become the nominee? The self-destruction would have been epic. Only it would have destroyed our chances at getting rid of Obama, too.


51 posted on 01/21/2012 11:09:57 AM PST by CatherineofAragon (I can haz Romney's defeat?)
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To: stuartcr

” If ya gots the hat, then you likes ‘em phat’”

LOL. Rolling in the aisle....at the supermarket!


52 posted on 01/21/2012 11:10:07 AM PST by FryingPan101 (In mourning. Thanks, Governor Perry.)
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To: Scouts Honor
I understand.
I saw your sign up date.

Read up on HTML here

It's pretty simple.

53 posted on 01/21/2012 11:10:45 AM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

“On Jan 12th Cain went on Don Imus’ show and trashed Gov. Rick Perry”

I heard the creeps.


54 posted on 01/21/2012 11:11:23 AM PST by FryingPan101 (In mourning. Thanks, Governor Perry.)
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To: mylife

I take great pleasure in rubbing this it in those dumb, stupid Cain supporters faces.

I was slightly disappoined when Cain dropped out, however, because I wanted to see what his next woman would look like when she came out. I’m sure there was a long line waiting.


55 posted on 01/21/2012 11:12:45 AM PST by tirednvirginia
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To: tirednvirginia

Don’t forget “Uz beki-beki-beki-stan.” Geez.

I forgot Cain is still on the SC ballot....holy cow, you could be right.


56 posted on 01/21/2012 11:13:03 AM PST by CatherineofAragon (I can haz Romney's defeat?)
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To: CatherineofAragon

“Can you imagine what would have happened if Cain had actually become the nominee?”

Tell me!!! Oh God. He wanted a VP job at the very least. Perry was his only target.


57 posted on 01/21/2012 11:14:28 AM PST by FryingPan101 (In mourning. Thanks, Governor Perry.)
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To: CatherineofAragon
I understand, But I have been ripped as a racist many times on this board for attempting to highlight Hermans oratory delivery.

The sing songy rhymey thing.

Conversely, one could ridicule Perry's southern vernacular all day and night with no charges of stereotyping.

It's frustrating that we can't speak freely when discussing a black man.

58 posted on 01/21/2012 11:16:46 AM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: tirednvirginia

“because I wanted to see what his next woman would look like when she came out.”

HaHaHaHa..LOL LOL I can’t stand it!!!


59 posted on 01/21/2012 11:17:10 AM PST by FryingPan101 (In mourning. Thanks, Governor Perry.)
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To: FryingPan101

Cain still hoping for VP along with a lot of other pathetic people. Guess Bachmann gave up when Nikki Haley threw her support to Mitt.


60 posted on 01/21/2012 11:17:10 AM PST by tirednvirginia
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To: FryingPan101
.....Perry was his only target.

And he got a lot of help when he zeroed in on Gov. Perry.

61 posted on 01/21/2012 11:17:12 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: CatherineofAragon

But he’s a true, decent conservative...I read that a lot here.


62 posted on 01/21/2012 11:17:26 AM PST by stuartcr ("In this election year of 12, how deep into their closets will we delve?")
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To: CatherineofAragon

He is still on the ballot in S.C. and in florida. I can think of no reason he shouldn’t try for a few votes. Thank Heaven he is still in good shape after the rotten things this administration did to him. I wish him all the luck in the sorld.


63 posted on 01/21/2012 11:18:31 AM PST by Paperdoll (On the cutting edge)
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To: tirednvirginia

What a fine mess they got us into.


64 posted on 01/21/2012 11:18:36 AM PST by FryingPan101 (In mourning. Thanks, Governor Perry.)
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To: tirednvirginia

I was just waiting to see his celebrated business career vetted.


65 posted on 01/21/2012 11:18:49 AM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: napscoordinator
I think it was fine that he did this. Get some more people seeing our side is not a bad thing.

Oh yes, Herman converted them. Sure he did.

From the LA Times article which covered the event:

A number of students, like Dominique Awis, 24, said that although they were Obama supporters, they planned on voting for Cain in the GOP primary Saturday “to show what a political farce this super PAC thing is.”

66 posted on 01/21/2012 11:20:09 AM PST by sockmonkey
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To: tirednvirginia; All

BTW, I do think Herman is a very intelligent, and capable person.

I just don’t think he used his talents in a way that behooved himself.


67 posted on 01/21/2012 11:21:03 AM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Scouts Honor

I really can’t stand Colbert. His entire schtick is to mock conservatives by pretending to be one himself. The fact that he isn’t funny in the slightest just makes him that much more annoying.


68 posted on 01/21/2012 11:22:16 AM PST by Junior_G (Funny how liberals' love affair with Muslims began on 9/11)
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To: Scouts Honor

I really can’t stand Colbert. His entire schtick is to mock conservatives by pretending to be one himself. The fact that he isn’t funny in the slightest just makes him that much more annoying.


69 posted on 01/21/2012 11:22:36 AM PST by Junior_G (Funny how liberals' love affair with Muslims began on 9/11)
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To: stuartcr

He wants an electified fence with a sign on it that says “this will kill you” and build it with a moat around it with aligatrs in it.

Funny no one really talking about a fence anymore - it was just a gimmick to trash Perry.


70 posted on 01/21/2012 11:23:05 AM PST by tirednvirginia
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To: sockmonkey

Brilliant! /s


71 posted on 01/21/2012 11:23:58 AM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: trumandogz

Hahahahaha! That was a good commercial!

:-P


72 posted on 01/21/2012 11:23:58 AM PST by gogogodzilla (Live free or die!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Rick Perry was never in the running anyway, CW, but I sympathize with you because you worked so hard for him. I suffered the same thing with both Duncan Hunter and Herman Cain. Herman Cain they had to do in ASAP because he was the one they definitely didn’t want to face. Poor Perry, did it to himself. So who are you going to vote for this time? I guess Gingrich is the strongest of the four remaining candidates. The good Lord be with us all.


73 posted on 01/21/2012 11:25:34 AM PST by Paperdoll (On the cutting edge)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Rick Perry was never in the running anyway, CW, but I sympathize with you because you worked so hard for him. I suffered the same thing with both Duncan Hunter and Herman Cain. Herman Cain they had to do in ASAP because he was the one they definitely didn’t want to face. Poor Perry, did it to himself. So who are you going to vote for this time? I guess Gingrich is the strongest of the four remaining candidates. The good Lord be with us all.


74 posted on 01/21/2012 11:25:46 AM PST by Paperdoll (On the cutting edge)
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To: Dr. Sivana; mylife
all Cain votes will come out of the hide of Romney and Paul.

Yep. When I first heard this story I was torn between thinking we do need something to lighten up the nasty tone that Sen Rick and Gov liberal flip-flop have brought to the table, and being upset that Cain has yet to endorse Newt. And mylife is so right about how some FReepers would have jumped on it if it were Perry doing this -- but there are still some who jumped on Cain (just read the posts -- mental issues? c'mon, now)

Fact is, no Conservatives want Romney. This gives the young demonrats something to do besides support Mittens or RonPaul if they want to "spoil" the results...and it may give us an opportunity to gauge the numbers of dim-wits who are crossing over in other states, too. I am only sorry he waited until the election instead of starting a few days ago.

Conservatives who are serious about winning will still vote for the Speaker (or should we call him Dr. Gingrich?). Conservatives who don't beleive in "forgive us our trespasses AS WE FORGIVE those who trespass against us" will still vote for Santorum, and now the leftists among us will have a third choice: Willard or Ron or Steve/Herman.

But, I would like to see Herman tell his former supporters to vote for Newt.

75 posted on 01/21/2012 11:27:50 AM PST by womanvet (Lesser of 2 evils is Romney, but No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expediency)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Can anyone on this board explain to me how Perry had the greatest response of all his debates, coming in only second to Newt in the first SC debate, and Perry’s numbers waned?

It truly is a fickle public, and I do harbor some ill will toward Cain for playing up the race card on Perry, and blaming Perry for his women troubles.


76 posted on 01/21/2012 11:28:58 AM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Scouts Honor

what a silly man..sorry so many were snookered by the slick talk

this and “we the people”

carrying on playing while the future of our way of life is in the balance

go back to your nature Mr Cain, you’re better suited for it


77 posted on 01/21/2012 11:31:08 AM PST by wardaddy (I am a social conservative. My political party left me(again). They can go to hell in a bucket.)
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To: Paperdoll

We aint voting for Herman Cain and his Charlatan SC sideshow!


78 posted on 01/21/2012 11:31:45 AM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife

If Perry had done this I’d be so shamed I’d self-ban myself.

But Cain’s supporters masquerading as Santorum people who are really Mittbots get zotted with such prejudice, it was almost worth the pain they inflicted on Perry people.


79 posted on 01/21/2012 11:37:22 AM PST by txhurl (WELL, Santorum? Still in it for yourself?)
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To: All

Let me be clear.
The reason I am beating Cain up is because he has no qualms with using the race card to unfairly diminish a good candidate and all he gives a **** about is himself.

When this asshat ripped Perry over the fence with his stupid BS, some of us called him on it, and he just said “i was joking” He walked away with no damage to himself while making an unfair attack on a good candidate.

In the end he adopted Perrys stance on the border and nobody in the media said “WTF”

Screw Herman Cain. HE knows how to play that his race places him above scrutiny.
Shame on him.


80 posted on 01/21/2012 11:38:54 AM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: tirednvirginia

“it was just a gimmick to trash Perry”

Exactly right.


81 posted on 01/21/2012 11:39:39 AM PST by FryingPan101 (In mourning. Thanks, Governor Perry.)
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To: mylife

“The reason I am beating Cain up is because he has no qualms with using the race card to unfairly diminish a good candidate and all he gives a **** about is himself.”

Yep. And then they asked him his opinion about the N-rock. Said he didn’t think Perry was a racist but he should have known better.

Imagine.


82 posted on 01/21/2012 11:42:32 AM PST by FryingPan101 (In mourning. Thanks, Governor Perry.)
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To: tirednvirginia
There are still supporters of Cain right here on FR and they will go out and vote for him - not just liberals and dems.

Very few. I say that as somebody who actually sent money to the Cain campaign and still have his bumper sticker on my car.

However few or many they are, he was gonna be on the ballot despite dropping out. I don't think an appearence with Colbert inspired any conservatives to vote for Cain instead of Newt or Santorum.
83 posted on 01/21/2012 11:43:29 AM PST by Dr. Sivana (May Mitt Romney be the Paul Tsongas of 2012.)
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To: txhurl

I am done venting.

Perry bowed out and was a class act, who will continue the fight from Tx until at least 2014.

Cain, just keeps being a huckster that can’t stop screwing with the process.
He is doing this purely for money and has no care for how it damages the party or the country.

It is disgusting, that he is enriching himself by making a mockery of the process.
It is DANGEROUS that he gives people like Stewart and Colbert legitimacy as outlets for truth.


84 posted on 01/21/2012 11:45:11 AM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Paperdoll

It was a pleasure and a privilege to campaign on FR for Gov. Perry. He conducted himself as a gentleman in the campaign and he will continue to do so now that he is not running. He’s a class act.


85 posted on 01/21/2012 11:52:47 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: mylife
Let me be clear.

The reason I am beating Cain up is because he has no qualms with using the race card to unfairly diminish a good candidate and all he gives a **** about is himself.

To all that you said, I agree 100%.

For me personally, everytime Cain opened his yap, I heard Chris Farley as Matt Foley, motivational speaker doing his SNL skit.."in a van down by the river"..

86 posted on 01/21/2012 11:55:06 AM PST by sockmonkey
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To: mylife

Maybe Colbert will come around and endorse his fellow Catholic in the general, we can hope.


87 posted on 01/21/2012 11:55:19 AM PST by txhurl (WELL, Santorum? Still in it for yourself?)
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To: Dr. Sivana

He is attempting to lure dumbass college kids to dilute the vote in an open primary, and I don’t even think he is doing it to sway the outcome.

I think he is doing it purely to enrich himself.
Herman gets a paycheck, The country be damned.

If we allow this **** to be legitimized, we are in for big trouble.
It’s bad enough that Dan Rather, CBS, NBC et al have so much sway over public opinion, but now Herman wants Comedy Central to inform the people as to the issues, so long as he can collect a paycheck.

FUHC!!


88 posted on 01/21/2012 11:56:39 AM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: sockmonkey
Chris Farley as Matt Foley, motivational speaker doing his SNL skit.."in a van down by the river"..

LOL!!

89 posted on 01/21/2012 11:58:05 AM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife
He is attempting to lure dumbass college kids to dilute the vote in an open primary, and I don’t even think he is doing it to sway the outcome.

I think he is doing it purely to enrich himself.
Herman gets a paycheck, The country be damned.


You may be right about his motives. However, exposing the problems of open primaries is a good way to get them to be closed up a bit. There has to be a happy medium between a state with an open primary and same day registration with no ID required and Virginia with its loyalty oath.

I actually like the idea of inconvenient caucuses with no absentee ballots requiring only the truly committed to show up.
90 posted on 01/21/2012 12:06:06 PM PST by Dr. Sivana (May Mitt Romney be the Paul Tsongas of 2012.)
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To: txhurl

I am not a fan of fractionating the church for political gain.


91 posted on 01/21/2012 12:07:43 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Dr. Sivana

Yes, I understand that highlighting the ridiculousness of the current process could be beneficial, but based on Herman’s own personal behavior I doubt his motives.

Bigtime!


92 posted on 01/21/2012 12:10:33 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

You were also a class act, CW, even when you were attacked by the ruhless mob here. Thank you again.


93 posted on 01/21/2012 12:16:20 PM PST by tirednvirginia
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To: mylife

Me, neither (whatever that means). I mean I hope Colbert’s sensibilities about the country going to hell under zero will nag him into supporting Newt eventually.

You can’t run in a primary and then sit out a general.


94 posted on 01/21/2012 12:17:56 PM PST by txhurl (WELL, Santorum? Still in it for yourself?)
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To: mylife

I don’t think many people pay attention to the debates. Most people I know that do watch them already know who they will vote for. They mostly watch them to compare notes the next morning, like a sporting event.


95 posted on 01/21/2012 12:18:40 PM PST by stuartcr ("In this election year of 12, how deep into their closets will we delve?")
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To: txhurl

Cain supporters = Santorum people = Mittbots???


96 posted on 01/21/2012 12:21:02 PM PST by stuartcr ("In this election year of 12, how deep into their closets will we delve?")
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To: txhurl

I just don’t like people dragging the church into politics.

“them pentycostals are crazy. Them unytarians are liberals” etc


97 posted on 01/21/2012 12:24:39 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Scouts Honor

and people actually saw this guy as a serious candidate for President.


98 posted on 01/21/2012 12:30:45 PM PST by LibFreeUSA (Pick Your Poison)
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To: Scouts Honor

He’s letting himself be used by this lefty propagandists. Very disappointed in him. It’s not just a joke. It’s propaganda.


99 posted on 01/21/2012 12:38:55 PM PST by DManA
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To: tirednvirginia

This really does make him look stupid. He thinks they are laughing with him. Really they are laughing at him.


100 posted on 01/21/2012 12:40:24 PM PST by DManA
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