*During an interview that aired on CNN’s “The Situation Room” Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain told host Wolf Blitzer that members of the African American community “have been brainwashed into not being open-minded, not even considering a conservative point of view.”

The former CEO of Godfather’s Pizza went on to say: “I have received some of that same vitriol simply because I am running for the Republican nomination as a conservative.” He added, “So it’s just brainwashing and people not being open-minded, pure and simple.

Watch the interview below: