Reporter's Notebook: The Rise and Fall of the real Herman Cain
December 3rd, 2011
03:47 PM ET
2 years ago

Reporter's Notebook: The Rise and Fall of the real Herman Cain

Editor's note: CNN political reporter and tea party expert Shannon Travis has been covering Herman Cain's presidential campaign since he first indicated his interest in the White House nearly a year ago. Here is his account of the year of triumph and tragedy.

Atlanta (CNN) - Who was the real Herman Cain?

Was he all of the fearless, savvy, politically cunning yet proudly politically incorrect man who appears larger than life on TV?

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Filed under: 2012 • Herman Cain
soundoff (8 Responses)
  1. GI Joe

    Who cares - he was on a book-selling campaign and he conned a lot of people out of their money. He's a creep.

    December 3, 2011 04:06 pm at 4:06 pm |
  2. vic , nashville ,tn

    Republicans please support Jon Huntsman

    Don’t waste the time , get behind of Jon Huntsman who has experience and commonsense

    Don’t look for the candidate who can beat Obama look for candidate who can lead the nation

    December 3, 2011 04:29 pm at 4:29 pm |
  3. T'sah from Virginia

    ►Was he all of the fearless, savvy, politically cunning yet proudly politically incorrect man who appears larger than life on TV?◄

    No, he was BRAINWASHED!!

    Obama 2012

    December 3, 2011 04:38 pm at 4:38 pm |
  4. arale norimaki

    Due to the conditions of my parole, I am unable to leave the country at this time. I am forced to remain here, and express my extreme displeasure, Ohhh! This *is* Heaven!

    December 3, 2011 04:38 pm at 4:38 pm |
  5. The LONE OKIE

    A delusional, egotistcal sideshow.

    December 3, 2011 05:19 pm at 5:19 pm |
  6. Keith in Austin

    Cain is gone and we're stuck with Bozo for 11 more months. Why do I feel ripped off???

    December 3, 2011 06:25 pm at 6:25 pm |
  7. mike

    i guess affirmative action will only get you so far. also, if you dont win the presidency "blame yourself"

    December 3, 2011 09:11 pm at 9:11 pm |
  8. Fla.Pete

    Cains little head did most his talking,his wife should go to the Elaine Bobbett school of slice and dice..One less political Dog to worry about,what about Perrys male parties,when he's out of town,away from his female warden Herr Brooker...Talk of him on his Gay escapades are great talk inTexas,he was a cheerleader,wasn't he,HAAAA!!! At Texas A&M remember!!!!

    December 3, 2011 09:27 pm at 9:27 pm |