Herman Cain on Romney: Nice hair

October 1, 2011 - 12:20 AM
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2008 file photo, Republican presidential hopeful former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney makes a joke about his hair as he greets supporters at a polling station on Nevada caucus day in Las Vegas, Herman Cain thinks Rick Perry is a good governor, Newt Gingrich is brilliant and Michele Bachmann is a very nice lady. What about Mitt Romney? Nice hair. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Herman Cain thinks Rick Perry is a good governor, Newt Gingrich is brilliant and Michele Bachmann is a very nice lady.

What about Mitt Romney?

Nice hair.

Cain's hirsute hit on Romney's salt-and-pepper locks on Jay Leno's "Tonight Show" Friday hints he's no fan of the former Massachusetts governor, who's among Cain's leading rivals for the Republican presidential nomination.

The former pizza magnate isn't fawning over former Rick Santorum, either.

He calls him "stressed."

Ron Paul?

Cain calls him a "grumpy old man."

He likes Jon Huntsman's ties, because they look familiar.

"He wears ties just like Mr. Cain," he tells Leno.

on Jay Leno's "Tonight Show," poking at Romney's stylish salt-and-pepper locks. Leaving little doubt he's no fan of the former Massachusetts governor.

While flattering other candidates, he had