Thursday, October 20, 2011

Noted Quote: Cain's An Elusive Target

Like most insurgent candidates, Cain is an elusive target. He’s not a politician with a record to pick apart. Rather, he’s a highly likable figure who seems to be tapping into a deep vein of anti-Washington anger without seeming very angry himself. There’s also a complicating factor: He is a viable African-American candidate in a party that has a complicated history with racial politics. So while veterans of insurgent campaigns — and those that fended them off — universally express confidence that Cain will eventually crash and burn, they also warn that candidates looking to hasten that demise will find that task exceptionally difficult. ~ From a Politico article

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