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Is Herman Cain backed by Big Tobacco? Is he promoting a return to the glory day

  1. Storytellersrus profile image78
    Storytellersrusposted 6 years ago

    Is Herman Cain backed by Big Tobacco?  Is he promoting a return to the glory days of smoking?

    Does he wish to influence children to smoke?  Why do you think this candidate included a smoker in his recent ad?

  2. brages07 profile image59
    brages07posted 6 years ago

    According to Mother Jones, he was a lobbyist for the National Restaurant Association.  During that time, he did take money from tobacco companies in exchange for opposing smoking bans in restaurants.  I have yet to see any evidence that he wants children to smoke, but he does appear to have a connection to Big Tobacco.

  3. Attikos profile image80
    Attikosposted 6 years ago

    He aired that ad to appeal to people who dislike expansive federal regulation of personal choices. That is one way to describe his base, and the ad was a brilliantly written one, as political ads go. There's no conspiracy lurking behind it.

  4. Shawn Scarborough profile image82
    Shawn Scarboroughposted 6 years ago

    I don't think that Herman Cain is involved with Big Tobacco.  He is simply taking a stand against political correctness.