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Cain: My business experience ‘is much broader and much more extensive’ than Romney’s
The Daily Caller ^ | 8/19/11 | Jeff Poor

Posted on 08/19/2011 5:37:43 PM PDT by justsaynomore

One of the knocks on President Barack Obama’s administration is that there is a deficit of business experience within his cabinet and among high-ranking advisers. So, it would stand to reason that his opposition would want to exploit that as a weakness.

And that’s a point former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney made in Ames, Iowa, last week, explaining that he and former Godfathers Pizza CEO Herman Cain were the only two in the GOP field with “business experience.” However, Cain was less complimentary toward his competitor as Romney was of him.

Cain, in an appearance on “Your World with Neil Cavuto” on the Fox News Channel, explained why he is stronger than Romney on business issues.

“I agree with Mitt Romney that he and I are the only two that have real hard business experience,” Cain said. “But my business experience quite frankly with all due respect is that mine is much broader and much more extensive. He was in the capital investment business.”

“He had an opportunity to pick a business that he thought he could turn into a winner and he could ignore those that were failing,” he explained. “My experience — I had to be assigned to businesses that were failing, businesses that needed to be turned around. I have dealt with small businesses as well as mega-corporations so mine is much more extensive, as well as broader — much more than Mitt’s.”

And Cain added his hands-on experience is evidence that he is a superior businessman.

“I have actually made a pizza. I have actually made a Whopper, so I know how to get closest to the problem when we want to solve something,” Cain said.

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2011/08/19/cain-my-business-experience-is-much-broader-and-much-more-extensive-than-romneys/#ixzz1VWbt4ojU


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: business; election; hermancain; mittromney

1 posted on 08/19/2011 5:37:49 PM PDT by justsaynomore
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To: justsaynomore

I would agree. Romney’s business background involves buying up companies, stripping them bare and placing the carcasses into bankruptcy.


2 posted on 08/19/2011 5:41:33 PM PDT by bwc2221
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To: justsaynomore

It’s a moot point.
The people who would support Romney would never vote for Cain. The people who would support Cain would never vote for Romney.


3 posted on 08/19/2011 5:44:32 PM PDT by Artemis Webb (Perry 2012! A Conservative who can win!)
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To: justsaynomore

yes.

nor did a large church’s investments support him.


4 posted on 08/19/2011 5:45:19 PM PDT by ken21 (ruling class dem + rino progressives -- destroying america for 150 years.)
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To: K-oneTexas; Tucker822; Kartographer; freekitty; carmody; Dead Corpse; MsLady; Publius772000; ...

CAIN’s ECONOMIC PLAN UNVIELED
http://electcain.com/Documents/HCEconomicsBrochure.pdf

Herman Cain campaigns in Lexington, SC (VIDEO)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6d8fsIiBjg&feature=share

Herman Cain Gives Ideas on How to Stimulate Economy
http://www.wltx.com/news/article/147916/2/Herman-Cain-Gives-Ideas-on-How-to-Stimulate-Economy

Look for Herman Cain on Home Educating Family Magazine being mailed out
later this week.

Go Cain (Youtube Video created by a fan, not official)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xe_59zFA0Ec&feature=share

Herman Cain Says He’d Be “Dead” If Obamacare Was In Place When He Had Cancer
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2766160/posts


5 posted on 08/19/2011 5:46:34 PM PDT by justsaynomore (Herman Cain 2012 - http://www.arealleader.com)
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To: justsaynomore
Herman Cain

born December 13, 1945 in Memphis, TN (Meets the Jus Soli Requirement)

Parents were
Luther Cain Jr., born March 16, 1925 in TN, died March 29, 1982 in Atlanta, GA
Lenora Davis, born July 27, 1925 in GA, died August 20, 2005 in Atlanta, GA

Both parents were US Citizens at the time of his birth (Meets the Jus Sanguinis Requirement)

Herman Cain is a NATURAL BORN CITIZEN

”Herman

Barry Soetoro aka Barack Hussein Obama ISN'T!

6 posted on 08/19/2011 5:47:11 PM PDT by ASA Vet (Natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. De Vattel)
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To: Artemis Webb

Don’t know if you’re hinting at the mormon history of racism, but I will just come straight out and say it:

Obama will chew Romney up and spit him out, use that for all it’s worth, if the GOP is stupid enough to nominate him.

I know it’s not PC to say that, but it’s true. Next summer is going to be race baiting on steroids, and Romney is vulnerable. It needs to be considered.


7 posted on 08/19/2011 5:55:22 PM PDT by Jedidah (I'll vote for an earthworm before I'll vote for Obama. So wiggle on in, Rick Perry.)
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To: justsaynomore

That’s all well and good - but I want to know what has he done for our country, not himself.


8 posted on 08/19/2011 5:55:36 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: justsaynomore

Mr. Cain’s career was in business, not politics.

Mr. Cain’s campaign for the Presidency is not the anticipated culmination of his career, but a response to a call to serve which required him to alter his plans.


9 posted on 08/19/2011 5:56:01 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We need to fix things ourselves)
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To: Artemis Webb
The people who would support Romney would never vote for Cain

Actually, I know at least 5 people who have switched from Romney to Cain. They were going with whoever FOX was pushing a while back, until they did their homework.

10 posted on 08/19/2011 5:57:22 PM PDT by justsaynomore (Herman Cain 2012 - http://www.arealleader.com)
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To: Jedidah

Romney has nothing to stand on - only that he thinks for whatever reason - it’s his turn. Those days are over!


11 posted on 08/19/2011 5:58:44 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: bwc2221

I agree also.


12 posted on 08/19/2011 6:03:25 PM PDT by ZULU (McConnell and Boehner are the Judas and Ephialtes of the 21st Century)
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To: justsaynomore

When I found out that Herman Cain used to be with the Fed, that tore it for me. If you’ve been in bed with those folks, you can’t get the stink off.


13 posted on 08/19/2011 6:07:22 PM PDT by Inspector Harry Callahan
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To: Jedidah

Romney will be gazing at his naval wondering WTF happened next summer, while either Palin or Perry sail to the nomination.


14 posted on 08/19/2011 6:13:43 PM PDT by HerrBlucher ("It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged." G.K. Chesterton)
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To: justsaynomore

Who else has business experience much broader and more extensive than Obozo?

Anyone who has ever run a lemonade stand!


15 posted on 08/19/2011 6:50:47 PM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again for our justification)
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To: justsaynomore

Love that Go Cain youtube video. Thanks for posting the links!


16 posted on 08/19/2011 7:00:54 PM PDT by EmilyGeiger
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To: justsaynomore

While I like Cain, this is faint praise indeed. Piper Palin's business experience is much broader and more extensive than Romney's and Obama's combined.

17 posted on 08/19/2011 7:30:11 PM PDT by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: justsaynomore

“I have actually made a pizza. I have actually made a Whopper, so I know how to get closest to the problem when we want to solve something,”

This is why people say that Cain is a guy that ran a pizza joint. When you say things like this what does he expect. Less words sometime is best.


18 posted on 08/19/2011 8:05:57 PM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: Pollster1

Ridiculously stupid statement. How can you live with yourself saying something so absolutely insane. I love Palin and will write her name on the ballot especially if Romney or that fraud conservative Perry is nominated. HOWEVER, I just can’t be a liberal and lie. It is not becoming of a good person such as yourself. Romney has more executive experience than the Palin girl. Sheesh. Get to confession QUICK. That is one of the commandments.


19 posted on 08/19/2011 8:10:31 PM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: napscoordinator
I don't know that Cain minds too much being known as a guy that “ran a pizza joint” or a guy that has actually made a pizza or Whopper in his lifetime. Actually, when taken in context, I think the statement is useful in contrasting his business experience as opposed to Romney's.

I understand that many folks think you need to be an Ivy League Lawyer type of politician to win the Presidency but look where that template has gotten us. Cain's campaign is predicated on distinguishing himself from that template. Cain is what he is; a good man, who says what he thinks, and that's why he such a high intensity rating among his supporters.

20 posted on 08/20/2011 9:14:17 AM PDT by 07Jack
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To: bwc2221
I would agree. Romney’s business background involves buying up companies, stripping them bare and placing the carcasses into bankruptcy.

I agree, too. Romney is a rich kid son of a Senator. He certainly didn't move his way up the corporate ladder with hard work, struggle, diligence, and patience. If memory serves, his first job after college was as a corporate Vice President - not exactly an entry level job.

I'm sick and tired of privileged people virtually inheriting the seats of power in this country.

21 posted on 08/20/2011 11:54:46 AM PDT by IDontLikeToPayTaxes
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