Michael Reagan, FloydReports.com
My dad would be beaming with pride over the behavior of Newt Gingrich and Herman Cain in Saturday’s debate, where there were polite discussions over the issues that concern us all. Moreover, the candidates offered their genuine solutions to the nation’s problems without the personal attacks that would have violated Dad’s 11th Commandment. The winner in the Gingrich-Cain debate was this nation and its people.
In the campaign itself, Herman Cain’s recently soaring campaign is threatened by charges that he had sexually harassed several women when he was president of the National Restaurant Association. As of now, the unproven charges have failed to damage his numbers but that still may happen as a result of the media’s relentless coverage of the charges, which Cain vehemently denies have any merit. Unfortunately for Cain the story has legs, and the media will not let up the pressure.
It’s far too early to write Cain off. The charges have failed to dent his high standing in the polls, where he’s been on top in some. He has genuine appeal, a winning sense of humor, and a relentless determination to win. It’s hard to ignore the suspicion that the media attacks on Cain are meant to drive out of the race a black candidate who is a serious threat to Barack Obama’s chances of hanging on to the White House.
Like most of his rivals, Cain has a plan — he calls it the 9-9-9 Plan — to restore our economy. He’s emerging as a tough and determined fighter — qualities the American people admire.
Most dramatic has been the sudden rise in the fortunes of Newt Gingrich, who….