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Herman Cain: ‘A Good Solid Conservative Who Can Get the Base Excited’

Posted on | January 15, 2011 | 24 Comments

The Wall Street Journal certainly has excellent sources:

The lack of a clear 2012 Republican presidential front-runner is prompting lesser-known figures to consider joining the race.
Instead of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney or former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, some conservative groups are looking for fresh faces and asking: Why not Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan or former Godfather’s Pizza Chief Executive Herman Cain? . . .
“We need a good solid conservative who can get the base excited, and that person just isn’t out there right now,” said Karen Beseth, a New York-based conservative blogger who is now backing Mr. Cain. . . .
Mr. Cain launched a presidential exploratory committee Wednesday, and said in an interview that he hopes to appeal to “regular folk.”

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