Skip to comments.The Electability of Herman Cain
Posted on 10/05/2011 6:59:40 PM PDT by Billlknowles
As most of you have heard by now, former Godfather's Pizza CEO Herman Cain is now in the top tier of candidates running for the Republican nomination for President. It comes of no surprise to me, but it may shock many of you out there that in the most recent CBS poll just released, Herman has pulled into a tie for the lead with former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and has leap-frogged over flash-in-the-pan and former frontrunner Texas Governor Rick Perry. The question most people have as well as the political pundits out there is now is Herman Cain an electable candidate who could run against the Obama juggernaut. I answer most assuredly that he can and here are my reasons, not in any particular order.
1. Herman Cain is popular in the South. There's no question that just about any candidate from the GOP will carry most of the South...but Florida, Virginia and North Carolina are pivotal states. A Southerner on the ticket might solidify victories there as all three states were narrowly won by President Obama in 2008. If the GOP is to take back the White House, these three states are key.
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Why does this guy keep posting links to his own website ?
Two words on electability.
He’s a blog pimp.
Thank you Bill, I really enjoyed the piece. I hope a lot of others read it also.
Just proving that talk about “electability” is completely meaningless in a nation that elected Obama.
Ah. Now that I understand, I agree.
If he really wanted to do that, why would he excerpt it?
Hoping for hits? Not from me.
There’s not a candidate in the race who is less qualified to be president than Obammy.
What’s Obama done? 1 term as a rep and a partial term as a senator? Even Michele Bachmann has 5+ years in the house which is longer than Bammy’s entire career in national politics before becoming president.
Herman Cain is a successful businessman and Obama doesn’t appear to have done much of anything in the private sector.
He's very electable imho. He's also one of two conservatives left, the rest are all over the map.
I am still waiting to hear his views on the entire financial mess. Judging from a prior job he had then he should be more than capable of forming and opinion on that and making it known. I am talking about his tax plan either. I am talking about all the fraud and corruption.
He talked about that some with Glenn Beck. Said he considered the catalyst of the meltdown to lie with Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac and Chris Dodd and Barney Frank. He said we need to “clip the wings” of the Fed.
A 37% FL straw poll massacre, and Palin is out. The CAIN TRAIN is right on track, and he will win Virginia with no problem. The GOP party is starting to see the light, and they are not the ones choosing the candidate.
Cain’s biggest negative is Cancer - Liver cancer - add that to his age and I don’t see him being the candidate. But, I am watching the process and hope Republicans will atleast make this election about how to take America back from the Socialists that Obama and his Chicago Thug gang has brought in to destroy this Country. I will vote for whoever wins the nomination GLADLY, but I hope the process will be a good, sound argument for Conservative Values and LESS GOV’T interference.
Who asked for your opinion anyway?
Oh lookie, a newbie blogpimp.
The polls show him in first place in North Carolina. I guess you have to start somewhere. I believe he would win South Carolina and Florida in the primaries. That keeps him in the race through January. Super Tuesday will decide who is the winner.
I have not heard that. He talks about the colon cancer he had but that is long gone. Where did you get this liver cancer info?
Liver Cancer? seriously?
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