Herman Cain’s ‘Unconventional’ Endorsement

The suspense is over. He's throwing his support behind "the people."


No, he wasn’t singing spirituals again. (This week’s musical highlight from the political scene is compliments of President Obama, who belted out a little of Al Green’s ‘Let’s Stay Together’ at a fundraiser last night.) But former Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain did add a unique twist to his long-awaited (if you hadn’t forgotten about him) GOP endorsement. Specifically, he failed to choose a candidate.

“Who am I going to endorse?” he asked. “I’ve said consistently, the unconventional candidate … People say, well what does that mean? It means many in the media aren’t gonna like it. But the people are gonna love it. Here is my unconventional endorsement. Not a candidate seeking the nomination, not someone that’s not running. My unconventional endorsement is, the people! We the people of this nation … “

In other words, the former Godfather’s Pizza CEO and his 9-9-9 plan are behind you. Whether you like it or not.

Read more at CBS News.

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