Sarah Palin, who no longer had any role in Washington or elsewhere in politics, could meet the Tea Party appetite for extremist rhetoric more than even a right-wing senator like Jim DeMint, who still had a real job, could. Today Herman Cain is in a similar position.
Herman Cain knew two things were certain to happen when he blathered that racism doesn't hold anybody back. One, it would get the media tongues wagging furiously. Two, it would increase the rapture of ultra-conservatives for him. He was right.
Presidential candidate Herman Cain told a supportive crowd to stay informed and inspired during the 2012 election season
"Well, first of all, I doubt if Morgan Freeman, with all due respect, who is a great actor, has ever been to a Tea Party
Cain opposes a planned Tennessee mosque that has been the subject of protests and legal challenges. Cain didn't bring up
For a presidential candidate that claims race is meaningless when it comes to his candidacy, GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain sure takes great delight in rubbing race in the faces of his white conservative backers.
Judging from the mostly white crowds that Cain has whipped into a frenzy when he lambasts Obama and big government, Cain has effectively trumped race. Or has he?
Likely Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty, speaking to conservative Tea Party backers, separated himself from