It was all part of the plan, apparently. Actress Stacey Dash did appear on CNN Tuesday night, but only because the outpouring of hate resulting from her tweet endorsing Mitt Romney was so profound it became a trending topic.

Somehow she knew that would happen, leading to the inevitable Piers Morgan appearance. Next stop, the big screen! Because if there’s one thing that will ensure a career in Hollywood, it’s coming out as a Republican, right?

She has, yes — that there is someone she’d rather see as president than Barack Obama.

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