By The Right Scoop


Arguing that his chances to gain popularity are good, Herman Cain says that just as Bachmann was the flavor of the month, now Rick Perry holds that position. But going forward he expects to see more vetting being done on Rick Perry which, in the context of his statement, means that it should help him rise in the polls:

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  • Anonymous

    That’s the best Cain interview I’ve seen yet. He handled himself very well.

    • http://twitter.com/Convair54 Scott

      Yes…this guy is good. Straight-forward and to the point. You don’t have to read through all the crap to find out where he stands.

    • http://twitter.com/Convair54 Scott

      Yes…this guy is good. Straight-forward and to the point. You don’t have to read through all the crap to find out where he stands.

  • Mark Smith

    “But going forward he expects to see more vetting being done on Rick Perry which, in the context of his statement, means that it should help him rise in the polls”

    More vetting on Rick Perry means Rick Perry rises in the polls or Herman Cain rises in the polls?
    He’s been my governor for 11 years and the trial attorney lobby despises him and their numbers in Texas have dwindled as they flee to other states. He’s vetted enough for me.

    • Anonymous

      Perry has a real crony capitalist problem. The more it gets out the worse it is for him. I am not a Cain supporter but the man is correct here.

  • David Robertson

    Herman, I love ya man. It’s not your year. You need a deeper message than “problem solver” and “I’m not a politician”. The best thing you can do for yourself right now is show the American people you are serious by laying out a serious plan…a vision that gets the attention of voters. Nobody is in the mood to fall for tag lines and rhetoric this time. People don’t want to hear how you solve a problem, they want a solution. Every debate you have participated in only outlines how you solve a problem. I find it all lacking–and that’s coming from someone who genuinely likes you and what you represent.

  • David Robertson

    Herman, I love ya man. It’s not your year. You need a deeper message than “problem solver” and “I’m not a politician”. The best thing you can do for yourself right now is show the American people you are serious by laying out a serious plan…a vision that gets the attention of voters. Nobody is in the mood to fall for tag lines and rhetoric this time. People don’t want to hear how you solve a problem, they want a solution. Every debate you have participated in only outlines how you solve a problem. I find it all lacking–and that’s coming from someone who genuinely likes you and what you represent.

    • Anonymous

      Herman Cain is the ONLY candidate right now that is putting forward any solutions. His 9-9-9 plan is excellent, as well has his 4 step immigration plan. You do realize people only have 1 minute in a debate (or should have anyway), no one can put a comprehensive plan in a debate.

      • David Robertson

        I’ve heard the 4 step immigration plan, not clear on the 9-9-9. I’ll take a look. I like him. I’m even rooting for him. He’s not the only horse I can get behind, but he needs to make some moves to get in front in the next 60-90 days.

        • http://www.facebook.com/people/Rick-Keller-Jr/1109544822 Rick Keller Jr

          Do more research on him…don’t just go by the 7 minutes he gets in the debates. He has clear plans on just about everything….much more so than the other candidates.

  • 34blue

    Herman Cain is my favorite, and he is 100% right about Perry. If folks would see past the persona created by the media and see Perry’s real record, you would find he is not all he says he is. His own record (not Texas, but HIS) on economy is not very good, his lack of immigration policy, pro-Muslim and La Raza efforts raise some big questions. There is more coming out every day about Perry. All of these candidates wax and wane, but Herman’s support is steady and just keeps growing, because he is the real deal. A man of integrity, honesty and character.

  • 34blue

    He’s right, I’ve been reading more and more about Perry and the man is not even close to what the GOP is proporting him to be. His history on immigration alone is dismal. He is taking a lot of credit for things in Texas he’s had nothing to do with…
    I’ll stick with Cain.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Chris-Dias/1680711668 Chris Dias

    I like Herman. I want Sarah.

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      Palin/Cain would be GREAT!

  • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

    He’s right about the disconnect between the people and the media’s choices. And I LOVE his response about Jennie whateveralo she is. That was great. I really like Cain.

  • http://punditpawn.wordpress.com PunditPawn

    So you want the media’s choice frontrunner candidate, Romney, so that Obama can get another 4 years? No thanks. I’ll take a candidate with some immigration issues that can win over a candidate who has proven he knows how to lose.

    • Anonymous

      Where do you even come up with that? 34blue said he’d stick with Cain. He said nothing about Romney.

      And, for myself, no one has a right to expect my vote, not even the GOP. And I don’t want to hear this “oh, you want more Obama?” crap. I repeat: The GOP has no right to expect me to vote for who they say. I’ll think for myself, thank you very much. I’ll vote for the person I believe in and hope enough people have the courage to do likewise, or else send the GOP a very hard message about how far off the mark they are.

    • Anonymous

      Where do you even come up with that? 34blue said he’d stick with Cain. He said nothing about Romney.

      And, for myself, no one has a right to expect my vote, not even the GOP. And I don’t want to hear this “oh, you want more Obama?” crap. I repeat: The GOP has no right to expect me to vote for who they say. I’ll think for myself, thank you very much. I’ll vote for the person I believe in and hope enough people have the courage to do likewise, or else send the GOP a very hard message about how far off the mark they are.

  • Anonymous

    Cain is just another neoconservative bankster…

    • http://twitter.com/CaseyGeorge Casey George

      OK…Ron Paul. Liberty. Constitution. Alex Jones. Moneybomb. NeoCon. Fed. Fed. Constitution. Marijuana. Liberty. I win the debate.

      You Paulbots are so freakin goofy.

  • Anonymous

    I think Cain is right but I don’t think the vetting will help him much. The sept 7th debate should be fun.

  • Anonymous

    I really like Herman Cain–he is very intelligent and a real gentleman. I support Perry but would support any of our GOP candidates against Obama. If Cain does not make it to the nomination, I hope that whomever does get nominated and wins (we hope!) will select him either as a running mate or as a cabinet secretary, such as Treasury Sec. Maybe we can get the FairTax (Cain supports it) or a flat tax one of these days, too.

  • Anonymous

    I agree. Although I haven’t looked into Perry too much I’m always worried that the media is going to prop up a conservative candidate, the one they think Obama has the best chance of beating. They did the same thing with McCain. He sucked and was apparently broke then all of the sudden he wins the nomination?? The media pushed his name and issues into stories more than any of the others. Anyhow, the more I hear them talk the more I like Cain. A no nonsense guy who tells it like it is. He has the business background and plainly states when asked about areas he’s not an expert in that he would find the experts in those areas and get guidance from them, as one would expect. example: Obama has zero foreign policy or military experience so why does he so often ignore the advice of his generals?? They are the ones who know and are trying to provide sound advice. Cain has stated that he has no policy on Afghanistan at the moment because he doesn’t have all the information that a President is privy to and isn’t an expert in military affairs and/or war. He stated he would listen to the advice of his generals and the experts in that area for those issues.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Samantha-Adams/100002248335491 Samantha Adams

    No vetting on Obama though??? He is the one who is ineligible and Cain has legal standing to make Mr. Obama prove he is natural born citizen which of course he can not as his father was never a US citizen therefore O is not eligible! It is up to We The People to keep Obama off the 2012 ballot! He is not eligible to be POTUS and will not be allowed on the ballot in 2012!

    • Anonymous

      please drop the birth isse. Were you asleep in Social Studies when we were taught that a child born to a US citizen is a US citizen no matter where they were born? His father is not even an issue. Get over it and concentrate on what he is doing to our country. There is plenty there to discuss and make people aware of.