Herman Cain May Drop Presidential Bid

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Republican Presidential candidate Herman Cain delivers remarks at The National Press Club October 31, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Getty)

In the wake of several allegations of sexual harassment and a woman's claim that he had a 13-year affair with her, Herman Cain is reportedly reconsidering his run for president. On Tuesday, he denied the affair with Ginger White. The reported affair is the latest allegation in a campaign rife with gaffes, brain freezes, and charges of sexual misconduct. Cain admitted to staff members on Tuesday that the additional rumors were having an impact on his family.

Ron Christie, Republican political strategist, and a contributor to The Takeaway and It's a Free Country, the politics blog for our co-producer WNYC, discusses Cain's next step.

Comments [4]

dk from kalamazoo

uhh. Ron Paul anyone??

Dec. 02 2011 03:19 AM
Angel from Miami, FL

Wouldn't it be funny/sad if the scandal was being leaked by someone in the Republican National Committee? Hollywood can make a movie out of it and cast Charles S. Dutton to play Mr. Cain.

Nov. 30 2011 10:31 AM
oysterman from Massachusetts

It's a shame that the focus of Cain's leadership ability turns to infidelity. Isn't the accusation of harassment/assault much more telling of someone's character? At least the accused affair was with a consenting adult.

Nov. 30 2011 09:35 AM

Nothing like a good soap opera to keep idle minds from productive thought!! Ron Paul, on the other hand, a subject of patriotism. Thanks for the Cain pain!!

Nov. 30 2011 08:57 AM

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