Herman Cain is hoping that women will be the group that helps him repair his damaged image. His political campaign launched a new website Friday called “Women for Herman Cain” that features testimonials from women supporters and harsh words for Cain’s accusers.
Interestingly, Cain’s wife, Gloria, is the site’s national chairperson. It was launched one day after the presidential hopeful admitted that his wife of 43 years had no idea that he was being so “soft-hearted,” when he helped his latest accuser, Ginger White, financially, in an interview with New Hampshire’s Union Leader.
Cain said this week that he would announce Monday whether he will continue in the race. But he has reportedly invited a group of donors and supporters to meet with him in Atlanta on Saturday, and will make an announcement that day about the future of his presidential bid. This latest news suggests that the face-to-face conversation he planned to have today with his wife about his relationship with White didn’t go well.
Women for Herman Cain doesn’t feature a message from Mrs. Cain, but other women had plenty to say.
“It's pathetic and shameful women are so desperate for their five minutes of fame that they would position themselves against the greatest potential president Americans could be blessed enough to have. I am a proud supporter of you and you should never let these despondent attempts of sabotaging your campaign affect you,” wrote a supporter from South Carolina.
A woman from Oklahoma wrote, “If Mrs. Cain is OK w/ what you did, I am. Please send her back to Greta again! That's between you two anyway. Lots of couples have separate money and do what they want with it. That is OK! Don't give up sir, please. Don't make me beg! Don't let the evil conspirators push you out of this race.”
Cain told Fox News Thursday that he has been receiving a lot of positive support, but would be willing to end his campaign if his wife asks him to. However, he said, his wife wouldn’t make such a request and the decision will be up to him.
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