Herman Cain was asked what he thought about Roseanne Barr’s tasteless controversial tweet that lead to the termination of her show. We already know what ABC thinks of it and in no uncertain terms. That was one of the quickest trigger pull that a major network has ever made to pull the plug on a highly rated show. Though Mr. Cain says that Roseanne’s tweet was, in fact, racists, ABC’s motives have to be questioned. Mr. Cain points out that ABC may have been just looking for an excuse to terminate the show, and it was gifted to them. Here is what Herman thinks.
As Written and Reported By Scott Morefield for the Daily Caller:
Former presidential candidate Herman Cain addressed ABC’s cancellation of Roseanne Tuesday following lead actress Roseanne Barr’s tasteless tweet about Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett.
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While the former Godfather’s Pizza CEO took issue with Barr’s “despicable” and “racist” tweet, he also questioned the assertion that Barr was a racist herself and ABC’s motives for cancelling the show.take our poll - story continues below
“Well, first of all, it was despicable and it did have a racist implication,” Cain told Fox News host Neil Cavuto. “She overstepped her bounds and she didn’t think about what the backlash would be. However, I don’t disagree with all of the criticism that she has gotten. I question whether or not that was the only motivation for cancelling the show.”
Cain admitted that “we will never know” the network’s true motivations, but the fact that ABC “provided 91 percent negative coverage” of President Trump and Barr was a high profile defender could be a factor.
Barr provided the “ammunition” the network needed, Cain stated, “and that’s too bad for her as well as all the people that had jobs” on the
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