The Disintegration of Herman Cain

Piggybacking off of Josh, it's instructive to compare Herman Cain in the early '90s with Herman Cain today. The contrast between a man making an actual argument on math, and a man spouting tribal slogans ("class warfare" "sharia law" etc.) says a lot about the movement he represents.


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Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent at The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics, and social issues. He is the author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle.

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