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Cain Rejects Race and Sexual Orientation Comparison


In addition to abortion, Herman Cain also talked about the difference between race and sexual orientation in his interview with CNN’s Piers Morgan last night. Transcript:

MORGAN: My gut instinct, Herman, tells me it [being gay] has to be a natural thing

.CAIN: OK, so it’s your gut instinct against my gut instinct. It’s a wash. It’s a push.That being said, I respect their right to make that choice. You don’t see me bashing them or anything like that. I respect their right to make that choice. I don’t have to agree with it. That’s all I’m saying.

MORGAN: It would be like a gay person saying, Herman, you made a choice to be black.

CAIN: We know that’s not the case. I was born black.

MORGAN: Yes, maybe if they said that, you would find it offensive.

CAIN: Piers, this doesn’t wash off. I hate to burst your bubble.MORGAN: I don’t think being a homosexual washes off.

CAIN: Well, maybe that’s — maybe you are right. I’m just simply saying –

MORGAN: You concede I might be right?

CAIN: That’s my — you might be right, but what I’m saying is this is just my opinion.


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