Herman Cain Says Blacks Are "Closet Conservatives"

The former GOP presidential candidate says he's "not a zero" in response to a recent poll that said Mitt Romney had zero percent of Black voters.

Posted: 08/27/2012 04:11 PM EDT
Herman Cain

Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain says he's "not a zero" in response to a recent poll that said zero percent of Blacks will support Mitt Romney in the upcoming election. From Politico:

“[Black voters] are closet conservatives, but the polls aren’t going to pick it up,” Cain said on Fox News. “You may have heard about The Wall Street Journal poll that said zero African-Americans are going to vote for Mitt Romney. Well, I’m not a zero.”

The poll said 94 percent of African-Americans will support President Obama, with the remaining six percent being either undecided or having no opinion.

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