Rev. Al Sharpton told reporters Friday that no matter how “black” 2012 presidential candidate Herman Cain is, his conservative views are fundamentally at odds with the rest of the black community, and suggested that white people only like him because he says what they want to hear.

“How could anyone in their right mind — they grew up in the south and saw what they saw — and act like everyone that is unemployed and that is not rich did it to themselves?” Sharpton said.

“So I would assume he is either socially ignorant or playing games to get votes, that he couldn’t possibly have grown up and come to that conclusion unless he was one or the other,” he told reporters from

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