By Henry Decker

Cain Says He’d Be A Better Nominee Than Romney

September 21, 2012 5:16 pm Category: Memo Pad 19 Comments A+ / A-

Former presidential candidate and pizza magnate Herman Cain is the latest Republican to trash Mitt Romney’s campaign.

Cain told a 300-person crowd at the University of Florida that if he were the Republican nominee, he — unlike Romney — would have a “substantial lead” over President Obama.

“The reason is quite simple,” Cain explained. “I have some depth to my ideas.”

It’s unclear to which ideas Cain was referring. His most famous idea, the “9-9-9″ tax reform plan, was regularly criticized as unrealistic (and may have been stolen from a video game).

Similarly, “depth” is not the first term that leaps to mind when considering Cain’s foreign policy ideas.

Cain later told the Gainesville crowd that “stupid people are ruining America, and we’ve got to take it back,” before closing his speech by singing the song “Believe in Yourself” from the movie “The Wiz.”

Cain is one of many Republicans to publicly turn on Romney during this rough stretch in his campaign. Several prominent Republicans have criticized Romney’s secretly recorded remarks denigrating 47 percent of the country at a private fundraiser, and on Thursday Republican Senate candidate Tommy Thompson went so far as to blame Romney for his own recent dip in the polls.

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  • daniel bostdorf

    Herman Cain is a narcissitic, self centered blow hard sexist, misogynous bizarre character that has been allowed to even participate in this political areena.

    Sheria Read at her thoughtful blog states it best:

    “Cain is a black man who says what Tea Party types want to hear. He blames poverty on the laziness of those who are poor. He proclaims that Obama is a socialist out to destroy the country. He advocates killing illegal immigrants rather than letting them cross our borders. He thinks that all social welfare programs just make people lazy and greedy and would eliminate them under his watch. What’s not to love if you’re a Tea Partier? ”

    Arthur Schopenhauer states it best about Cain and his ilk:

    “Men best show their character in trifles, where they are not on their guard. It is in the simplest habits, that we often see the boundless egotism which pays no regard to the feelings of others and denies nothing to itself.”

    Cain’s actions in past speaks volumes.

    “Cain reloaded” states more.

    • FortySevenPercent

      Amen to that. I agree with you wholeheartly. Herman Cain thinks with his D. Not his brain. He is a loser.

  • http://www.facebook.com/dominick.vila.1 Dominick Vila

    Herman, I hate to say it man, but that’s not saying much! Mitt Romney is running one of the worst campaigns in American history. Quite frankly, I am baffled by it, Republicans are lousy when it comes to governance, but they are second to none when it comes to campaigning. I think Mary Matalin should listen closely to what James Carville has to say on this subject…

  • spacepuppy

    Bet that’s the last time Herman Cain stiffs a waitress!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/2BK4GN6CDVOOBMXWHI3KXFAFNE douglas

    Yes, Mr. McCain, I think you would be better than Romney. I watched Mary Matalin and
    James Carville last night on TV. Her statements made no sense at all to me. She tries to defend
    her party no matter what they do. Matalin, some of us have enough vision to see the whole
    picture. Maybe you need some new glasses. I do not agree with everything her husband says,
    however, he made more sense last night than she did.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_B6RROC4IUESHT322QS5VJVPYRM Lynda

    Cain who?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/X2KKGDYW2F5T5XUT6233KBNWSI robert

    Uncle Herman must be still bitter about Massa Romney’s overseers puttin’ out that scandal on him like that. Uncle Herman still can’t believe that Massa would do somethin’ like that to him, usin’ low life overseers against a good faithful Buck like Uncle Herman. Massa and all the rest of ‘em screw they interns, turn tricks with call girls and whores, have affairs with they nannies, and leave their wives on their death beds to be with other women. How could Massa do such a dreadful thing like that to Uncle Herman? It wasn’t racist ’cause Massa loves his Big Bucks and knows his Big Bucks would fight and kill for him, ‘specially the kind that looks like Uncle Herman. So, now it’s payback, Massa. Cain knows pain. Welcome to the house of Cain!

  • ExPAVIC

    Missed Chance

    Too bad RoMoney didn’t chooser Cain as his VP candidate.

    With Cain, the electorate could vote against two really big whackos with a single vote. With Ryan as a junior-weight you only get half a credit.

  • daniel bostdorf

    This article is about Cain….nothing else..

    If you bring up Romney, you can’t forget the nature of his character. Nor Cain’s.
    Cain’s character is so bizarre and narcissistic, Romney looks like a boy scout.

    And you worry about “Mitt Romney is running one of the worst campaigns in American history.”

    Arthur Schopenhauer states it best about Romney and his ilk:

    “Men best show their character in trifles, where they are not on their guard. It is in the simplest habits, that we often see the boundless egotism which pays no regard to the feelings of others and denies nothing to itself.”

    Secret video stated it all.

    Cain’s abuse of workers and misogeny is well documented.

    This article should be retired to archives quickly….it’s, frankly, a distraction.

  • GeorgeChipLeveto

    Cain never made it this far whats that say about his claim? Dream on it would’nt matter if you were or even if you are, we ‘re not finished with Obama , he’s going to be sentenced to 4 more years of his job, only this time, theres going to be a difference of “we the people”> You know the old story of let freedom ring and so it shall, let the senators, block him with a filerbuster again, it will ring from coast to coast , names, reasons it will all come out, it’ll be a tear jerker for Johnie…

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1315690760 Reginald Roberson

    Mitt the” nitwit” even looks like a “genious” compared to no “brain” Cain!! 1:09 segment and he still couldn’t come up with an answer. Just a question!!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/IIAFAK62EMBFOLOX76RKHIW7TA Gilbert

    I always thought that Herman Cain was better-off selling pizzas. At least he was successful at that, so why not stick with what he knows, pizzas??? Someone convinced him that he should run for President. Then along came those 5 or 6 women… So much for Herman Cain. 9-9-9

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003323311977 Faye Ward

    “”When the Republicans and mitt ,fox news stop telling lies about the Democrats, we’ll stop telling the truth about them.”“what we have in this country is socialism for the rich and free enterprise for the poor.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003323311977 Faye Ward

    “brain” Cain!! lol

  • desertdustoff

    herman cain is an Uncle Tom rethuglican like the rest!!

  • howa4x

    Herman Cain was a clown in a clown primary. He was overly simplistic, an unapologitic womanizer, and only stood out for his comedic value

  • dtgraham

    OK, so Herman didn’t know that China had nuclear weapons since 1964 and he said he was determined to prevent China from ever acquiring them. He did say at the time that he’d been reading up on foreign affairs and foreign policy. He just hadn’t gotten up to the 1960′s yet in the book that he was reading. Maybe one day he’ll come out with his plan for getting out of Vietnam.

  • http://twitter.com/idrobny irv drobny

    nein, nein & nein i say!

    • dtgraham

      I always wondered why Herman reminded me of Adolph Hitler from Inglorious Bastards. Oh yeah, that’s why.

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