View Full Version : Herman Cain The Mystery of the Missing Presidential Campaign: Cain Operation MIA in Key States

10-24-2011, 06:38 PM

A series of interviews with key party figures may lend further credence to this charge. Well-connected GOP operatives in New Hampshire, Florida and South Carolina say they see little or no evidence of Cain’s campaign in those key early primary states, and some are even unable to name who is leading his localized efforts just a little more than two months before voters are expected to cast the first ballots.

“There is no sense of a tangible organization that you can point to,” says Rich Killion, an uncommitted GOP strategist in New Hampshire, who’s unsure of the location of Cain’s Granite State base of operations, or even if there is one. “If you said, ‘Rich, tell me who is running the effort here?’ I could not even give you that person.” Matt Murphy, Cain’s original state director, resigned in June.

Read more: http://swampland.time.com/2011/10/24/the-mystery-of-the-missing-presidential-campaign-cain-operation-mia-in-key-states/#ixzz1bkWqC0h5

10-24-2011, 06:42 PM
It's spreading...

Herman Cain Doesn't Appear to Have a Campaign (http://www.newser.com/story/131750/herman-cain-doesnt-appear-to-have-a-campaign.html)

10-24-2011, 06:48 PM
I read something a while back, can't remember where, but one of his campagin staffers was saying that Cain is more about the "jetsetting" lifestlye of the campaign than actually campaigning. This would seem to follow that.

10-24-2011, 06:53 PM
He is still in 2nd in NH even without a campaign.. You don't need a campaign if the media does it for you.

10-24-2011, 06:57 PM
The media can't do GOTV. If he wins without any campaign organizations in those early states, it will be a first in modern election history.