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Colbert Channels Herman Cain on the Unemployed: Blame President Obama AND Yourselves!

 
 
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Last night Stephen Colbert took on Herman Cain's conflicting opinions on the cause of the unemployment crisis. Is the crisis unemployed people's fault for not pulling themselves up by their bootstraps, or President Obama's fault for passing lousy legislation? In Herman Cain's world, both things are true, and Wall Street is definitely not to blame.

As Colbert notes, unemployed people shouldn't be occupying Wall Street; instead, "You should be out in front of the White House blaming yourself for not having a job."

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AlterNet / By Lauren Kelley

Posted at October 20, 2011, 4:23am

 
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