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Herman Cainís Campaign Suspended
Redstate ^ | 12/3/2011 | Erick Erickson

Posted on 12/03/2011 11:36:27 AM PST by TBBT

By suspending his campaign instead of quitting his campaign, Herman can still get federal matching funds in 2012.

But the campaign is over. Even had it continued, it was over.

I had thought and expected that Cain would continue until Iowa. He had enough money. Dropping out after losing in Iowa would have distracted from the present issues.

Dropping out now will be viewed by a great many as an admission against interests that Herman Cain did have a 13 year affair.

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KEYWORDS: adultery; bimbos; blackwalnut; booksforsale; booktour; cain; complicitwife; herbcain; hermancain; planb
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By suspending his campaign instead of quitting his campaign, Herman can still get federal matching funds in 2012.

Interesting point. Wonder why the idiot media hasn't picking on that?

It is a sad ending for a good man.

Sad indeed...

Who does this hurt to most? Romney? Because loosing Cain damages the strategy of keeping the Not Romney forces fractured?
1 posted on 12/03/2011 11:36:32 AM PST by TBBT
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“Dropping out now leaves the impression he did have an affair...” WTH do these people want. Just freakin pisses me off beyond words. I have to go


2 posted on 12/03/2011 11:39:29 AM PST by GoCards (I am a Hobbit)
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Dropping out now will be viewed by a great many as an admission against interests that Herman Cain did have a 13 year affair.

No. Dropping out means there are worse candidates to choose from.

3 posted on 12/03/2011 11:41:22 AM PST by John123 (US$ - I owe you nothing. Euro - Who owes you nothing.)
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To: GoCards
Vote bachmann piss off the washington insiders.
4 posted on 12/03/2011 11:43:04 AM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Newt, Willard, Perry and his fellow supporters)
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To: TBBT

There will be many, if not the vast majority, that will blame his demise on the bimbo eruption factor. Not rue, his 9-9-9 plan did him in. The girls were simply a distraction.


5 posted on 12/03/2011 11:43:33 AM PST by JakeS (This would be a good time to read John chapter three 1-21)
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To: JakeS

Your out of your mind


6 posted on 12/03/2011 11:47:21 AM PST by reefdiver ("Let His day's be few And another takes His office")
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To: reefdiver

he’s right.

Cain was and is a lightweight. Dangerously stupid on all things political.


7 posted on 12/03/2011 11:50:00 AM PST by Hammerhead
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It will be ironic when the Cain supporters go to Newt the consummate D.C. insider that represents everything they dislike about government. You just could not make this stuff up, no one would believe you.


8 posted on 12/03/2011 11:51:18 AM PST by jpsb
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Not rue, his 9-9-9 plan did him in. The girls were simply a distraction.

999 is what made me end my ping list for Cain.

9 posted on 12/03/2011 11:53:44 AM PST by pgkdan ("Make what Americans buy, Buy what Americans make, and sell it to the world" Perry 2012)
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To: TBBT
By suspending his campaign instead of quitting his campaign, Herman can still get federal matching funds in 2012. But the campaign is over.
Isn't this essentially exploiting a technicality to get a handout from us taxpayers?
10 posted on 12/03/2011 11:57:18 AM PST by PalinPlease
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To: TBBT

What a real shame. The establishment and the MSM are sure happy they have less competition. Look like the 2012 election is going to be like the other ones, the least of the worse to pick from instead of the best of the best !


11 posted on 12/03/2011 11:58:27 AM PST by CORedneck
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Great, I need to hold my nose again in 2012.


12 posted on 12/03/2011 12:00:59 PM PST by MaxMax
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The establishment and the MSM are sure happy they have less competition.

Yep. The people who are really happy about this are pathetic worms like Karl Rove.

13 posted on 12/03/2011 12:00:59 PM PST by Prokopton
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To: Hammerhead
Cain was and is a lightweight. Dangerously stupid on all things political.

So you support Newt, right?

Why would anyone value your opinion when you back such an ethically, morally, and issue-position challenged loser of a candidate such as Newt?
14 posted on 12/03/2011 12:01:37 PM PST by SoConPubbie
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Great, I need to hold my nose again in 2012.

I'm going to need a frickin' gas mask.

15 posted on 12/03/2011 12:02:46 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: TBBT
A huge disappointment on many levels.

If Herman Cain believed that he could run for president as a conservative while keeping an extra-martial affair secret from an extremely hostile media, he was incredibly naive and two words should have forewarned him: Sarah Palin. Although I was a Cain supporter and fully believe the previous allegations of 'harassment' against Cain were false, this latest accusation of a long-running affair and Cain's dubious response to the accusation leads me to believe this one was legitimate, and so, even more disappointing.

At this point, we're about out of conservatives to vote for. Although Bachmann and Santorum will benefit from Cain's departure from the race, we all know that its Newt Gingrich that will receive the lion's share of Cain supporter's votes. I'm not really comfortable with Gingrich. I simply don't trust him to adhere to conservative principles, if elected. I can easily envision Gingrich 'drifting left' (eg: his now-abandoned support for the 'global warming' hoax) one in office and conservatives, yet again, being dumped on so Newt can get good press from the leftmedia as he 'compromises' (translation: caves) with Democrats.

At this point, I'm not sure who I'll support anymore. Romney is a non-starter, Newt is, well, Newt while Santorum and Bachmann are extremely 'dark horses'. The DNC/Obama campaign with the willing help of the leftmedia are effectively narrowing our choices - and I hate it. Although I still think Cain was a fool for carrying on an extra-martial affair while trying to run for the Republican presidential nomination. Too late now. However, if it comes down to Romney or Gingrich I'll have to go with Gingrich and of course, even a quasi-conservative in the Oval Office would be far and away better than the Marxist we have, today.

16 posted on 12/03/2011 12:03:10 PM PST by Jim Scott (on the 'Cain Train')
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To: Hammerhead

another one, start listing your achievements.


17 posted on 12/03/2011 12:03:52 PM PST by reefdiver ("Let His day's be few And another takes His office")
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To: Jim Scott

Perry?


18 posted on 12/03/2011 12:05:51 PM PST by Dick Vomer ("Free Terra Texas")
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To: jpsb
"It will be ironic when the Cain supporters go to Newt the consummate D.C. insider that represents everything they dislike about government. You just could not make this stuff up, no one would believe you."

I agree with you. bttt

19 posted on 12/03/2011 12:05:56 PM PST by Matchett-PI ("One party will generally represent the envied, the other the envious. Guess which ones." ~GagdadBob)
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Interesting point. Wonder why the idiot media hasn't picking on that?

That's the first thing the asshat with the Buddy Holly glasses on MSNBC said after the announcement. His amusement with Cain dropping out said , "We got him!" He better hope he never meets me in public - I'll end up in jail. I've had it with all the media (including the Fox pundits). They've been deciding who our candidates are for too long now.

20 posted on 12/03/2011 12:09:55 PM PST by OrioleFan
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