Cain: Establishment afraid of Obama facing a 'real black man'

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain accused the media and political establishment of being afraid of giving him enough attention to procure the GOP nomination.

"They do not want Barack Obama to go toe-to-toe with me as the Republican presidential nominee," Cain said to a group of Tea Partiers on Wednesday in South Florida.

Cain argued the political and media establishment is "afraid" of potential Republican candidates Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R).

"They are doubly scared that a real black man might run against Barack Obama," Cain added.

Cain, the former Godfather's Pizza CEO, is one of the few GOP presidential hopefuls to get to the exploratory committee phase of their candidacy. Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty  and former Louisiana Gov. Buddy Roemer have also announced plans to form an exploratory committee.

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