It's really something to witness someone's ascendency in the Republican Party in real time. Just a few short months ago, this Herman Cain was a joke, a person beneath the consideration of any thoughtful political observer. And just look at him today! He's pretty much just a serious a figure as Sarah Palin, Rick Perry and Michele Bachmann.
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