Cain Drops Out of Race for President

In the wake of allegations of infidelity and sexual harassment claims, Atlanta businessman Herman Cain announced he was suspending his campaign for the GOP nomination for president to a crowd of supporters Saturday.

Claiming that he will not be silenced and he is not going away, Herman Cain, , announced Saturday that he was suspending his campaign immediately.

Cain said the "untrue allegations and false accusations" had hurt his family and caused too much of a distraction to the country at such an important time. He said, however, that he was reverting to Plan B, which is to continue to be a voice for the people.

"Becoming president was Plan A, now we are going to Plan B," Foxnews reported Cain told a crowd of supporters in his hometown of Atlanta, Saturday. "I know that many of you are disappointed and I certainly understand that. I am disappointed that it came to this too. One of the reasons I ran for president was so that I could change Washington DC from the inside. Plan B is that I will have to do it from the outside. It is going to take a little longer and we are going to have to work a little harder."

Cain said he has launched a new campaign and website to continue to bring his message. He said he would continue to promote his 9-9-9 Tax plan and that he would be making an endorsement of his choice for president at some time in the near future. He made it clear, however, that it would not be "the current occupant of the White House."

Before making the announcement, Cain said he was "at peace with his God, at peace with himself," - that he was at peace with his wife and she was "at peace with him." His wife, Gloria, was at the conference with him when he made the announcement.

R++ One of the Famous Dacula Crew December 04, 2011 at 04:46 AM
If he does it will just boggle the mind.... You don't get more insider than Newt
Wayne Hanson December 04, 2011 at 01:07 PM
Once a player always a player.
Brian Crawford December 04, 2011 at 02:32 PM
I think it's pretty clear from recent polling that Gingrich has already begun to see a bump from voters fleeing the "Cain Train".
Brian Crawford December 04, 2011 at 02:55 PM
Aside from any of the allegations of sexual impropriety it was clear Cain was in way over his head. His lack of substance for a Presidential candidate was astounding. The Republican Primary is a mess. Democrats are drooling at the prospect of facing Gingrich and his two tons of baggage in the general election. Romney is guaranteed 1% of the vote but after that it's a crap shoot. Bachmann and Santorum are unelectable, their presence in the debates at this point is just there to keep the Religious Right from fleeing the process in disgust. Perry has been an embarrassment. Paul's libertarian dogma is too extreme for anyone outside the cult of Ludwig von Mises. The Pubs best shot at unseating Obama is probably Huntsman but he can't seem to get any traction.
Tonto December 05, 2011 at 02:17 AM
At this point, given Obamas total failure, any local dog catcher could knock him out :)


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