October 2, 2011
Herman Cain - Fmr CEO Godfather’s Pizza
Nicolle Wallace - GOP Strategist
Mark Penn - Democratic strategist
Matt Katz Philadelphia Enquirer
Amanpour: wow 700 people were arrested
protesting Wall Street and Obama loves
Karl: the most electrifying event of the 2012
campaign is the effort to drag Chris Christie
into the race
Audience: that is exciting
Perry: if you are against illegal immigrants
you are heartless
Christie: screw the illegal kids
Perry: Chris is right - what as I thinking
Romney: you bet I flip-flop just like
Winston Churchill - first he was against
Hitler and then he was against communism
Palin: the Presidency would shackle me
Amanpour: Herman how did you get people
inside your head
Cain: People are looking for an uninformed
Amanpour: why didn’t you react when people
booed the gay soldier
Cain: no no they were saying “oooooh”
to his huge biceps
Amanpour: I see
Cain: at the moment I was not focused
on soldiers I was thinking about the weird
shit Rick Perry was saying
Amanpour: Obama said we shouldn’t
Cain: maybe but Obama put a bulls-eye
on our soldiers backs so they could get
shot by Dick Cheney
Amanpour: Do you think Rick Perry is a racist?
Cain: He’s insensitive and also a dumbass
Amanpour: Do you think African Americans
are easily brainwashed?
Cain: oh absolutely
Amanpour: maybe they just don’t
Cain: it would greatly benefit blacks to cut
taxes for the rich and raise sales taxes
Cain: it’s math!
Amanpour: Chris Christie worrying about
the threat of Sharia law is crap and crazy
Cain: well then call me crazy
Amanpour: you’re crazy
Cain: Maybe but I alone will stand
against Sharia law
Amanpour: Should Chris Christie run
Cain: let me quote Bob Barker
Cain: Spay and Neuter your candidates!
Amanpour: thanks for coming Herman
[ break ]
Amanpour: why is Herman Cain so
Will: the Tea Party has gone from
Bachmann to Perry to Cain
Amanpour: I see
Will: also people just don’t like Mitt Romney
Wallace: Cain is on fire which is scary
to the GOP powers
Amanpour: what about Perry’s racist rock?
Tapper: this could be a problem in the suburbs
who already think Perry is a loon
Penn: Cain attacked Perry! It’s over!
Amanpour: Is Chris Christie going to run?
Will: the media just love assholes
Wallace: GOP primary voters are like
dysfunctional daters - you pine for the ones
you can’t have
Tapper: Christie is a bad prom date because
he’s soft on guns and Muslim law
Will: He’s not running you idiots!
Amanpour: is he running?
Amanpour: let’s just say he’s running
Penn: yes let’s!
Will: the vote is in 100 days
Amanpour: Is he Christie too fat to run
Katz: no the American people can relate to
Tapper: He’s unhealthy! Look at him!
Amanpour: Mitt Romney looks like a President
Wallace: yes but we need someone who can
articulate eliminating Social Security and
Romney is not that man
Will: Romney is very competent and the GOP
doesn’t want someone like that
Amanpour: Thanks for coming everyone