Personal insight into Herman Cain's characterSubmitted by Dither on Mon, 10/17/2011 - 16:39
There is an interesting post by Christopher Manion at the LRC blog.
Our family met Herman Cain several years ago, and I subsequently had several business contacts with him. I’d love to have him as a neighbor -- he’s genuine, a family man (he even played with our baby daughter), and a great motivational speaker. However, politically, as Howard Baker used to say, “deep down, he’s shallow.”
Surprisingly, Herman admits it – witness his promise to rely on “the experts,” since he knows nothing about foreign policy. But that candor, combined with his admission that he’s “not familiar with the neoconservative movement,” disqualifies him. He not only knows nothing about foreign policy, but he's not prepared to confront the perverse ideology that has informed it for the past ten years.
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