Thursday, September 1, 2011

Herman Cain: Lawmaker took "race card to a new low"

Last night, Herman Cain slammed Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN) for saying that the tea party movement would love to see African-Americans "hanging on a tree."

Cain:

"It was despicable. It was disgusting. And it was desperate. You see, the Democrats have no results to run on.

.... All they have left, Greta, is name-calling to try and intimidate those that might associate with the Tea Party or to intimidate those that are affiliated with the Tea Party. That's all this is.

They have taken the race card to a new low."

Carson's controversial comments came in a speech in Miami last week.

"Some of these folks in Congress right now would love to see us as second-class citizens. Some of them in Congress right now with this Tea Party movement would love to see you and me ... hanging on a tree."



Here's audio of Carson's speech.