Skip to comments.Herman Cain says his White House would drop celebrity visits and inaugural balls
Posted on 09/28/2011 9:01:42 AM PDT by justsaynomore
If elected president, Herman Cain is promising that you wont find many Hollywood celebrities on the invite list for dinners at the White House.
My guest lists for state dinners and other important occasions will be light on A-list celebrities and heavy on normal Americans who work each day to restore our nation to greatness, Cain promises in his book This is Herman Cain, which goes on sale Oct. 4.
The autobiography tells of Cains rise to CEO of Godfathers Pizza and president of the National Restaurant Association. But the GOP presidential candidate also goes into detail about how his White House would differ from those of other presidents.
The long-shot candidate, who has earned more attention recently by winning the Florida Straw Poll over the weekend, also promises to sharply decrease the number of inaugural night balls.
I will reduce the number of protocol-oriented events that presidents are seemingly required to attend, he writes. At a time of deepening national crisis, I simply cannot afford to allocate valuable time to things that do not advance solutions to this nations problems.
Cain also promises in the book that, unlike the practice of certain previous administrations, there will be no paying guests staying in the Lincoln Bedroom.
He says members of his administration from the most junior clerical person to my chief of staff will also be expected to have a copy of the Constitution of the United States nearby. (RELATED: Cain annoyed by stupid questions from Ron Paul supporters)
Cain has never held elective office before and doesnt have any foreign policy experience. In his book, he pledges to convene a summit meeting of the heads of state and also the leaders of the opposition parties of our trusted allies thirty days into his term.
Doing so will enable me to outline my views on foreign affairs, Cain writes, as well as to take the measure of the men and women with whom I will most closely work in resolving the tensions that are eroding our confidence.
Cains book also includes entertaining items, including his desire for his Secret Service codename to be cornbread. He writes that former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty who has since dropped out of the presidential race asked him to play tic-tac-toe with him at commercial breaks during one of the debates.
Yeah but.....the King needs his fancy balls and parties every Wednesday night. Isn’t that what Kings do? Oh....I forgot, we haven’t had a King.........until recently.
other than waiting on SP, i will vote for this guy.
Anyone asked Cain about his stand on bailing out the Eurozone?
SP seems to really like him also.
I need to send him some more $.
It’s We The People against the unions, the lobbyists, the bankers, and the takers. We need to come through as long as there is still more of us than them.
I have no problem with an inaugural ball
What a relief it would be to have a real president again.
why not just bulldoze the wh, as others have suggested?????
is the wh a symbol of a free republic, or is it a symbol of royalty and extravagance?????
He's made himself the "perfect candidate". Rhetoric
Inaugural balls and state dinners will cost a flock of a lot less than bailing out the EU :-)
Well we probably don’t need 40 of them but lets keep at least one ball.
I just love this guy.
A true citizen President. How refreshing. I love this man’s leadership style.
“Some balls are held for charity and some for fancy dress...”
Nice jab. Keep em coming Herman. Obambi is on the ropes.
Now, if you would only pick Allen West for your VP...
I want a FREEPER BALL like in 2001!!!!
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