So much for racism. I know polls are not worth much now when it comes to elections, but Gallup’s latest poll says that Herman Cain is favored by Tea Partyers and southerners, illustrating that the Tea Party and people who are from the South are NOT racists. Now Democrats and the MSM will have a more difficult time playing the race card.
A poll that Gallup released Friday, October 14, 2011, (conducted October 3 – 7) of Republicans and Republican-leaning Independents who identify themselves as supporters of the Tea Party, show they favor Cain by a 9 percentage points over Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Cain was the top choice among self-described conservative Republicans, just as he was the top choice among self-described Republican Tea Party supporters.
Poll results showing Cain leading among Republican Tea Party supporters contradicts the view that the Tea Party is racist and motivated by a desire to remove a black president from office. Morgan Freeman, appearing on CNN’s “Piers Morgan Tonight” on September 25, 2011, said, “Look at the – look – the Tea Partiers, who are controlling the Republican party, their stated policy, publicly stated, is to do whatever it takes to see to it that Obama only serves one term. … What underlines that? Screw the country. We’re going to do whatever we need to do to get this black man, we can, we’re going to do whatever we can to get this black man out of here.” No word yet from Morgan Freeman about these poll results.
Cain is also leading among Republicans in the South, where Cain is at 21%, with Perry at 19%.