Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Why as a democrat I can respect Allen West but not Herman Cain




Regular visitors to my blog know that I like much of the Black Community don't have much love for Herman Cain. I respect his business acumen and acknowledge his success in the business world.

But as a candidate for the 2012 presidential race I have no respect for him at all.

Now let me state this has nothing to do with him being a republican. He has the right to have whatever political beliefs he wants. I have nothing against black republicans.

I actually like Florida Congressman Allen West. Now I don't like his policies or his political leanings at all. What I like is that unlike Herman Cain he appears to be what he shows himself to be.

I believe that when Allen West speaks he believes what he says. I believe that Allen West actually lives his life by the principles he espouses. I believe that Allen West is a true republican and can respect him for being true to his beliefs as much as I disagree with them. I believe Allen West knows what he is doing as a congressman.

I don't get that sense with Herman Cain. I believe that he is using the Tea Party and the GOP to support his vanity project better known as his campaign for the republican nomination.

I don't think Cain believes half of what he says. He only says the controversial things he says to score cheap points with what he thinks is his "base". I don't think a man who says " I don't know the answer but I will get back to you when I do" more than he says hello can be president.

Herman Cain has shown that his only interest is not the United States but Herman Cain.

George Cook AAreports.com. Author of the Kindle book Let's Talk Honestly: One Black Man's Thoughts $1.50

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