George Will: Herman Cain Used Campaign 'As A Book Tour'

12/04/2011 03:14 pm ET | Updated Dec 04, 2011
  • Alana Horowitz The Huffington Post

George Will offered some choice words for Herman Cain on Sunday.

Appearing in a roundtable discussion on ABC's 'This Week' with Christiane Amanpour, the conservative columnist called Cain an "entrepreneurial charlatan" and accused him of being an opportunist.

"Mr. Cain, who used this as a book tour, in a fundamentally disrespectful approach to the selection of presidents," he said.

His remarks came in the wake of news that Cain is suspending his presidential campaign. Though the GOP hopeful enjoyed a brief surge in the polls, accusations of sexual harassment and an affair proved insurmountable.

The GOP candidate also came under fire for his lack of knowledge of foreign affairs.

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