By Geneva Sands - 10/11/11 01:58 PM EDT
Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain slammed the Occupy Wall Street movement, saying it lacks a coherent message and is using comparisons to the Tea Party to create legitimacy.
"They're now trying to legitimize themselves by comparing to the Tea Party movement. There is absolutely no comparison," said Cain on Fox News's "Hannity" Monday.
"They [Occupy Wall Street] don't have real clear objectives like that. Do they want the people on Wall Street to come out of their offices and write them a check? I don't think that is going to happen," said Cain.
Earlier in his interview, Cain said the focus of the protests should be on the Obama administration’s failed economic policies, rather than Wall Street.
"I believe this is a coordinated effort on the part of unions and Obama supporters to distract the American people from the real problem, which is the failed policies of the Obama administration," he said.