After watching the first GOP presidential debate there are two things I’m certain of: that Obama is much more beatable than what the media is saying, and Herman Cain is a serious contender. I’ve been thinking about the implications of an articulate black conservative against the nation’s first liberal presidential election would entail. With the party that put forth questions of ‘is Obama black enough?’, is going to say about a black conservative. Here’s a preview: from the award winning news site Alternet: As you know, I find black garbage pail kids black conservatives fascinating not because of what they believe, but rather because of how they entertain and perform for their White Conservative masters. Herman Cain’s shtick is a version of race minstrelsy where he performs “authentic negritude” as wish fulfillment for White Conservative fantasies. Black History Month is Herman Cain Playing the Race Minstrel for CPAC « SpeakEasy A Cain nomination would undoubtedly invoke the left’s bigotry and hate. I think those insults and extreme comments would far outweigh the extreme minority of McCain supporters made about Obama. The left would viscously attack Cain, and I know they will not hesitate to use his race against him. Hell, I could see Sharpton calling him an ‘Uncle Tom’ publicly, someone would. He would most likely receive the most black votes of any GOP presidential candidate. The debate would be epic. I am predicting 2012 to be the single most interesting presidential election in American history.