Last night after the debate, Cain went on MSNBC for an interview. First up, Al Sharpton to ask Herman Cain why he wanted to put women’s rights, voter’s rights, and civil rights in jeopardy by being a proponent of the 10th amendment. Guess you wouldn’t have seen that coming. Cain answered that very well, and in fact answer most of the questions very well. I didn’t like his semantic twist of the Chilean model, that it wasn’t privatization but rather personalization. I know he doesn’t want it demagogued to death with the word privatization, but to fight over semantics doesn’t help his cause. If anything, I just wouldn’t use the word privatization and instead would focus on the fact that it worked.
But overall I was very pleased at how he answered the questions, especially the one that targeted Reagan: