By Aaron Goldstein,
The American Spectator
"Over the past week
or so, with straw poll triumphs in Florida and Illinois, Herman
Cain has begun to strike the right chord with Republican voters
and has seen his poll numbers rise. So here are [excerpts
from] nine reasons why Republicans should nominate
Herman Cain for President....
1. He Has No Sense
"Cain wasn't born
into a life of privilege. Yet he bore no resentment because of
it. He believed in the American Dream yet understood he had to
work hard for it..."
2. He Worked at
"Cain was assigned to
manage some of the least successful Burger King restaurants in
the country and turned them into the most profitable. To do this
he improved service and kept customers satisfied. It would be a
remarkable if Cain could do for the federal government what he
did for Burger King."
3. He Has Never
Held Elected Office
officials (Democrats and Republicans alike) use their office in
service of themselves rather than the people who elect them. ...
In the food service industry, Cain had to take risk and innovate
or go out of business.... He isn't constrained by conventional
political wisdom and will do what it takes to ensure this
country doesn't go out of business."
4. He Is a
tells us that passing his jobs bill is "simple math." Well, Cain
majored in math at Morehouse University. He is in the rare
position of being able to tell President Obama, 'I am a trained
mathematician. I have looked at your numbers and can tell you
that they don't add up.'"
5. He Was a CEO
"...Cain was a
successful CEO. But he wasn't plucked from central casting. He
earned his way to the top. Cain could tell President Obama a
thing or two about what CEOs really do."
6. He Is The Adult
in the Room
"Cain is actually
only fifteen years older than President Obama. But he strikes
such a mature image that standing next to Obama he could be
mistaken for his father...."
7. He Would Make
Liberal Charges of Racism Look Stupid
Garofalo infamously said that the Tea Party was 'about hating a
black man in the White House' and was 'racism straight up.' Yet
Cain would end up as one of the most popular figures.... If Republicans do nominate Cain it will be
because of the content of his character, not the color of his
Especially #8: The Content of His Character
"Herman Cain has
demonstrated that he is a man who carries himself with a sense
of humor, dignity, modesty, responsibility and gratitude towards
the country that allowed him an opportunity to succeed."
This list doesn't
faith in God. But Herman Cain's life and words have repeatedly demonstrated
his faithfulness to our sovereign God, who alone has power to
restore this nation.
Him [our Lord] who is able to do exceedingly
abundantly above all that we ask or think,
according to the power that works in us, to Him be glory...! Ephesians 3:20-21
Nine Reasons Why Republicans Ought to Nominate Herman Cain
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