“The RNC sent out a flyer to some of its members talking about potential 2016 presidential candidates. Do you know what they had in common? … ,” “They were all white.” Where was Allen West. Where was Dr. Ben Carson. And have they ruled out the possibility that I might consider another run?” -Herman Cain
Herman Cain is wondering why he was not asked if he may be running for president again and why he wasn’t included on that list. Dr. Ben Carson, a brilliant neurosurgeon who was raised on the street and taught everything he knows by a mother who was secretly illiterate, has somehow segued his career into posterboy for Fox News. Michael Gregory Steele, the guy who put the GOP back into power, is not even a blip on anyone’s radar.
Whatever happened to Allen West? Well, Cornbread, you answered your own question in the following video.
If you want to know the regard that many of your fellow party members have for you, then take a look at message boards where GOP/Republican commentators speak about Obama.
He’s nothing abut a no good mooching Kenyan-national, apparently. You cannot get off a ‘conservative’ discussion about Obama without his race and stereotypes based on that race coming up. And let’s not forget, say what you will about Obama, but he did attend ivy league schools, held a very lucrative career before going into politics, married a scholar, has a beautiful family and even has a dad who is Ivy educated, but then again, all that does not matter: he is black. It is sad, but America still has a long way to go in race relations, and very unfortunately, the GOP has many members who are not helping progress in that regard.
Here is Herman Cain with his moment of realization: