Quote Of The Day: Cornel West To Herman Cain “…Get Off The Symbolic Crack Pipe”

- By Bossip Staff

Oh isht, Cornel snappin’!!

Herman Cain on Monday defended comments about racism he’d made over the weekend.

“I don’t have a lot of patience for people who want to blame racism on the fact that some people don’t make in America,” he said on ‘The Sean Hannity Show’.

The GOP candidate claimed that his business and academic achievements were “walking proof ” that racial discrimination doesn’t hold people back.

His remarks backed up a similar complaint he made on Sunday’s ‘Face The Nation’.

“I don’t believe racism in this country today holds anybody back in a big way,” he had said.

Huh? Are you serious?! We’re not the only ones shocked that Mr. Cain would say such an audacious thing. Dr. Cornel West was offended as well, and didn’t hesitate to speak his piece.

The former Goldfather’s Pizza CEO has taken heat for those remarks. Princeton professor Cornel West told CNN on Sunday that Cain “should get off the symbolic crack pipe” if he doesn’t believe racism affects people.

Cain shot back on Monday that “West has been in academia too long. He is out of touch with the real world.”

The republican hopeful also attacked Occupy Wall Street protesters for blaming banks rather than the president.

“I believe this a coordinated effort of the unions and Obama supports to distract the American people from the real problem which is the failed policies of the Obama administration,” he said.

Herman, Herman, Herman…SMH


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  • gina

    Dr. West may not agree with your politics or support your activities …..and you can’t give him a billion dollars or a seat on the Supreme Court to Supercoon to say race in America is not a factor! When Dr. WEST SHOWED UP ON OCCUPY WALL STREET HOMELAND SECURITY INCREASED SECURITY! STAY TUNED!

  • Bl

    Man does Cain really believe he has a chance? That dude is a clown!!!

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