On Thursday night's episode of The Last Word on MSNBC, host Lawrence O'Donnell talked to GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain (or "The Black Walnut," as he would like to be known) about, well, just about anything you can think of. The heated exchange covered the implications of his commentary about black Democrats being brainwashed, why he chose "staying out of trouble" over participating directly in the civil rights movement and even Hank William Jr.'s dismissal for remarks comparing Barack Obama to Hitler ("He didn't call President Obama by name, first of all," Cain said). Watch the segment here, courtesy of Mediaite.

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