Herman Cain debated President Bill Clinton in 1994 on the economic effects of his Healthcare plan. Although this is a bit long-winded, it is a fascinating look as to the character of Herman Cain almost 20 years ago.
A Straw Poll was held on Saturday September 17th during the California GOP Convention in Los Angeles. In first place was Texas Congressman Ron Paul with 44.9% of the vote. Second place went to Texas Governor Rick Perry (29.3%). This was followed by Mitt Romney (8.8%), Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (7.7%), Jon Huntsman (2.0%), Herman Cain (1.8%) and Newt Gingrich (1.7%). All others candidates received less than 1%. But why didn’t we hear about Ron Paul’s significant win in the national mainstream media? Last month after the Ames, Iowa straw poll, Jon Stewart questioned this very topic:
It was almost exactly one year ago when Meg Whitman (2010 Gubernatorial loser) visited Columbia State Park. Several Motherlode residents came out to greet her, cheer for her and voice their support. In the statewide election, Whitman only received 41.7% of the vote. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EgYvCX2glYo