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Herman Cain On "Meet The Press": Liberals Are "Destroying" Economy

MR. GREGORY: You've talked as well about liberals in the country. You gave a speech in February where you didn't mince words. This is what you said.


MR. CAIN: The objective of the liberals is to destroy this country.

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MR. GREGORY: To destroy this country. How so?

MR. CAIN: Economically. Look at this economy. David, the engine of economic growth is the business sector. We are growing at an anemic 1, 1 1/2 percent. If we allow this economy to continue to go down, it would destroy our economic capability. And, as a result, we are now looking at how much in defense we can cut. That's destroying it. It...

MR. GREGORY: You think liberals actually seek to do that, that that's their mission, to destroy the economy?

MR. CAIN: I--that's the conclusion that I have drawn.

MR. GREGORY: Not mismanagement.


MR. GREGORY: But it's their mission.

MR. CAIN: It is their mission. Because they do not believe in a stronger America, in my opinion. Yes.

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