Skip to comments.Herman Cain, Rick Santorum Tear Up at Iowa Presidential Forum
Posted on 11/19/2011 8:06:18 PM PST by South40
DES MOINES, Iowa A gathering of religious conservatives in Iowa Saturday night turned into one of the most emotional moments of the 2012 primary season when two presidential candidates Herman Cain and Rick Santorum both fought back tears while telling personal stories about the most challenging moments in their lives.
Cain, whose wife, Gloria, was in the audience, spoke about being diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer in 2006, stopping several times during his re-telling of the story to compose himself.
I can do this, Cain said he told his wife moments after getting the cancer diagnosis from his doctor. She said we.
Fellow candidate Rick Perry, who was seated next to Cain at the forum, which is sponsored by the Christian conservative organization The Family Leader, reached over and touched Cain on the shoulder, consoling him.
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A pleasure sir!
Her Candidate isn’t doing well in general, and is doing poorly in the debates in particular.
She followed the original poster to this thread from another thread.
Thanks for the link....will watch it tomorrow.
The introduction of the candidates and the actual debate/forum start at about the 37:00 mark.
This is AMAZING! Thank you so much.
Honestly, I think these guys (and Michelle) are starting to like each other. They really seem to be bonding up there.
I’ve never seen anything like this in my lifetime. I’m beginning to feel good about the future of our country again.
Well anyway, we're not worried about your Milt Rominy however. He's been running for president for several years now and cannot get above a low percentage of acceptance. You certainly aren't piling up any positives for the rino either, just Mormonism negatives.
Did you read the comments on that page? That’s the kind of mentality we’ll have to contend with in ‘12 :-(
The people are not stupid. They can smell a RAT.
Cain and Santorum, both really good men!
If anyone wants to hear an interview Santorum did with Mark Levin, on Friday, you can download it on MarkLevinShow.com - it’s in the last half hour.
I noticed that in the previous televised debate. Could it be that all candidates have agreed to refrain attacking each other? If so, that is a smart move.
I thought everyone did well in this forum - to me some appeared a little more sincere than others, but all in all I felt you got a glimpse of the heart of the candidates.
I agree. But forums tend to be that way. I can’t say I missed Mutt.
LOL, me either!
This was an amazing intimate debate. I highly recommend it if you have not seen it. I gained respect for all of them as very decent people.
Definitely. There were some very moving moments. This was the first time I’ve ever cried during a debate. (and I’ve watched al gore debate...)
More likely they could not have been truthful with their answers without blowing a hole in their smokescreen.
The Tenth Amendment question in the Family Forum reminded me of something Rick Santorum said awhile back BEFORE this Thanksgiving Family Forum:
Rick Santorum: I have been a long-time advocate for states rights. However, I believe as Abraham Lincoln did - that states dont have the rights to legalize moral wrongs.
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